Teen killed Sunday evening when truck overturns on Alabama road

Published 9:34 pm Sunday, December 11, 2022

A teenager was killed Sunday evening when the truck the teen was driving left the road and overturned, Alabama state troopers reported.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 5:20 p.m. Sunday claimed the life of a Bascom, Florida, juvenile.

The 18-year-old was critically injured when the 2019 Dodge Ram pickup the youth was driving left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned.

The teen was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash. The youth was transported to a local area hospital, where the teen later succumbed to injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The crash occurred on Charles Road, approximately four miles south of Gordon, in Houston County.