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Teen killed in Scottsboro wreck

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Crash scene at Highway 79 and 279. Crash scene at Highway 79 and 279.
SCOTTSBORO, AL (WAFF) -

Scottsboro Police responded to a tractor trailer wreck Tuesday morning.

Police said 18-year-old Kelly Jo Rich of Woodville, along with passenger, 21-year-old Christopher King of Scottsboro, were at a stop sign on Roy Owens Boulevard when Rich pulled out onto Highway 79.

A Freightliner 18-wheeler heading southbound struck the driver's side of the vehicle.

Rich died at the scene. King was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital and is listed in serious condition in the ICU.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

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