UPDATE: Authorities identify victim killed in single-vehicle wreck in Marshall County


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MARSHALL COUNTY — According to authorities, a single vehicle wreck Tuesday afternoon claimed one life and injured two others.

Matthew Alexander Kennedy, 19, of Arab was killed when the 2001 Mitsubishi he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Kennedy was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two passengers in the vehicle with Kennedy were transported to an area hospital for treatment of their injuries.

The crash occurred at 2 p.m. on Glendale Road four miles north of Arab.

Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

Although the circumstances surrounding the crash are still under investigation, preliminary investigation indicates speed was a factor in the crash.


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