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2 vehicle accident kills Lawrence County teen

A teenager died in a traffic accident in Lawrence County last night. A teenager died in a traffic accident in Lawrence County last night.
Officials said this truck collided with the car when the car attempted to make a right on County Road 217. Officials said this truck collided with the car when the car attempted to make a right on County Road 217.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

State Troopers are investigating a two-vehicle accident that killed a teenager in Lawrence County.

It happened just before midnight on Friday night. Officials said a car and a pick-up truck were traveling east on Highway 24.

The car attempted to turn right onto County Road 217 when the pick-up truck collided into the rear-end of it. The impact caused the truck to go into the median across the intersection, the car ended up in a ditch.

Officials say 14-year-old Chelsea Motes was sitting in the back seat of the car. She later died from her injuries at Huntsville Hospital. 

The driver of the pick-up truck along with all three passengers in the white car were taken to a nearby local hospital in Decatur.

State Troopers are investigating the accident.

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