Chelsea teen killed in single-vehicle crash on county road

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SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is investigating a crash that led to the death of an 18-year-old early Friday morning.

Authorities say the crash occurred around 2 a.m. along Shelby County 11. A preliminary investigation suggests the motorist, a Chelsea resident, was driving along the road when their vehicle left the roadway and struck a culvert and a tree. The teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash has yet to be determined, and the tenn driver has not been identified at this time.

Stay with CBS 42 as this is a developing story.

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