Driver not wearing seatbelt dies in Pickens County crash

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PICKENS COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A Northport man was killed after he crashed into a ditched and overturned in Pickens County on Wednesday.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Garrett Edward Pritchett, 22, was killed on Wednesday when the 2002 Dodge Ram he was driving left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. Pritchett, who was not using a seat belt, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash occurred on Dogwood Trace Road, four miles north of Gordo city limits, in Pickens County.

No further information has been made available. The crash is under investigation.

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