Teen killed in single-vehicle crash in Lawrence County

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. – Alabama State Troopers are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a teenager from Carbon Hill.

Troopers say the crash occurred at 2 p.m. this afternoon on County Road 236, 12 miles north of Moulton.

Authorities say the teen was killed when the Chevrolet Cobalt that she was a passenger in, left the roadway, struck an embankment and then a utility pole.

The teen was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

The vehicle’s driver, who was also a juvenile, was transported to Lawrence Medical Center in Moulton.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.