Northport man, 22, killed in Pickens County wreck

Fatal Crash

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A 22-year-old man from Northport is dead in the wake of a single-vehicle crash Wednesday.

The wreck happened around 5:15 p.m. on Dogwood Trace Road, about 4 miles north of Gordo city limits in Pickens County.

Garrett Edward Pritchett was fatally injured when his pickup left the road, struck a ditch and overturned. Pritchett, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

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