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Victim in Georgia Mountain Rd. wreck identified

MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

State Troopers responded to a fatal wreck in Marshall County early Thursday morning.

Officials said they received the call at 4:21 a.m. of a single vehicle wreck on Georgia Mountain Road just off Highway 69.

Troopers said 45-year-old Walter Dwayne Wood of Guntersville drove off the road and struck a tree.

Wood died at the scene.

Officials said there were no other passengers in the vehicle.

The cause of the wreck is under investigation, but officials said speed may have been a factor. 

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