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Alabama State Troopers identify person killed in Athens wreck

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LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has identified the person killed in a Sunday evening wreck near Athens. The wreck happened on Highway 72 just before 7:00.

Investigators say Aaron James Garlen, 19, of Somerville died when his car left the road, hit a tree and flipped. He was driving a 2009 Mazda 6i.

We understand there was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the wreck. The passenger was taken to Huntsville Hospital in an unknown condition.