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.
Deputies have responded to a wreck on Prince Rd with over turned vehicle. Coroner is on scene and confirmed 1 fatality.
State Trooper has arrived and is currently investigating accident pic.twitter.com/a1mOHi1xfc
— Morgan County Sheriff's Office (@morgan_sheriff) May 17, 2019
Troopers are still investigating the wreck.