13-year-old dies in Greene County wreck Wednesday

Fatal Crash Wreck

A 13-year-old is dead following a crash Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 43 in Greene County.

The two-vehicle crash happened around 1:45 p.m. near the 139-mile marker, about 1 mile north of Forkland.

Alabama State Troopers said the teen was fatally injured when the sedan in which he was a passenger was struck by a pickup driven by a man from Akron. The driver of the sedan, her 5-year-old passenger and the driver of the pickup were taken to an area hospital for treatment.

The teen’s name has not yet been released.

Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division are investigating the cause of the wreck.

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