Alabama teen killed after truck strikes bridge railing, slides into creek

Published 10:31 pm Saturday, September 9, 2023

An Alabama teen was killed Saturday afternoon when his pickup truck struck a bridge railing and slid down into a creek, state troopers reporter.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 3:25 p.m. Saturday, and claimed the life of an Albertville, Alabama, teen.

The 18 year-old was fatally injured when the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado that the teen was driving left the roadway, struck a guardrail and traveled onto a concrete bridge railing before sliding down into a creek.

The juvenile, who was not using a seat belt at the time of crash, was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash occurred on Hustleville Road near Rice Mill Chavers Road, approximately 4 miles north of Albertville, in Marshall County.