Vehicle overturns, one dead in Morgan County wreck
MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – One person was killed in a Morgan County wreck late Friday morning.
Alabama State Troopers said Gene La Paul Pritchett, 54, was riding in a van that ran off Prince Circle and hit a tree around 10 a.m.
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said they arrived and found the van overturned.
Pritchett was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the van, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver was taken to Huntsville Hospital.
Troopers are still investigating the wreck.