JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - The Jackson County Sheriff's Office confirms a 14-year-old male was hit and killed on Highway 71 Tuesday afternoon, not far from North Sand Mountain High School. The incident happened around 2:45 p.m. The victim, Thomas Coleman, was a student at North Sand Mountain High School.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says the student was hit by a 16-year-old who was driving a 2015 Chrysler. There were no injuries to the driver of the vehicle. Speed is not suspected as a factor in the wreck.
Troopers continue to investigate the incident.