Sheffield juvenile killed after Saturday morning Lauderdale County pursuit

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – A Sheffield juvenile was killed after a pursuit ended in a car crash in Lauderdale County, according to authorities.

ALEA stated the juvenile was being pursued by multiple agencies, including Killen Police, Florence Police, and Rogersville Police, in a stolen Mitsubishi Highlander eastbound on Highway 72 2.5 miles west of Rogersville.

Authorities said at 3:13 a.m., the juvenile swerved off the roadway and was ejected from the vehicle, which flipped multiple times.

The juvenile was taken to North Alabama Medical Center, where he died as a result of his injuries, according to authorities.

State Troopers are investigating the crash.

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