12-year-old girl killed while crossing highway in Lawrence County identified

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. — A 12-year-old died early Friday morning after being struck by a pickup truck while crossing the highway.

Jaylin Sutton, 12, of Hatton was pronounced dead at the scene just before 1 a.m. on Alabama Highway 157, Lawrence County Coroner Greg Randolph said.

Sutton was about three miles from home when she was hit by a pickup truck, Randolph said.

Alabama State Troopers are investigating.

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