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Man Charged in Connection With Fatal Wreck Appears in Court


GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)– Adrian Renteria appeared in Marshall County District Court Wednesday morning.   Renteria, 20, is charged with giving a false statement to law enforcement and obstructing government operations.

State Troopers say Renteria lied about an accident back on July 14th that killed four young people and injured five others.  Troopers say Renteria told them he was not driving a car involved in the wreck, but they say there investigation showed he was behind the wheel.

The accident happened on Highway 431 just north of Guntersville.

District Judge Mitch Floyd continued Renteria’s case until December 4th.

Filed in: News, Northeast Alabama

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