Authorities investigate flooding death in Marshall County

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ARAB, Ala. — State authorities are investigating the flooding death of a Guntersville teen.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), the 18-year-old was killed when the vehicle they were driving crossed over a water-covered Friendship Road in Arab around 11 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6.

The vehicle, identified as a 2007 Ford 500, was carried off the road where it was then submerged.

The Marshall County Coroner’s Office confirmed to News 19 last week that 18-year-old Stormy Aldonza Hernandez was found dead in the same area around 7 a.m. on Thursday morning.

The Marshall County Coroner’s Office also confirmed a four-year-old child was killed in a separate incident as a result of flash flooding in Marshall County.

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