UPDATE: Two dead in single-vehicle crash on Friday
DECATUR, Ala. – ALEA has confirmed that one teenager has died in a wreck on Gullion Road near Lacey’s Spring around 7:20 P.M.
Police say Jonathan Charles Thornton, 18, of Huntsville was killed after being ejected from a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old female. Police say Thornton was not wearing a seatbelt, and later died after being transported to the hospital.
The 16-year-old was transported to the hospital for treatment of her injuries. Morgan County law enforcement have confirmed that the 16-year-old girl died at the hospital on April 16.
Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.