ALEA investigating Cullman crash that killed 17-year-old girl
CULLMAN, Ala. – A single car crash injures one teen, and kills another. The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. on Cullman County 25, five miles west of Bremen.
17-year-old Whitney Renee Cotton of Cullman was killed when the 2005 Mitsubishi Galant, in which she was the passenger, left the roadway and struck a tree. Cotton was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
The vehicle’s driver, 17-year-old Anna McKenzie Hughes of Vinemont, was transported to an area hospital for treatment for her injuries.
The Vinemont eagles Youth Football posted a picture on Facebook, showing Whitney Cotton on the right. She was a varsity cheerleader. In this picture, she is with another friend, not Hughes.
ALEA is still investigating the cause of the accident.
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