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Second teen victim in Morgan County crash dies

(WAFF) -

A single vehicle crash in Morgan County Friday night claimed the life of two teenagers. 

Jonathan Charles Thornton, 18, was killed when the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse he was a passenger in left the roadway and struck a tree.

The accident occurred at approximately 7:20 p.m. on Gullion Road, seven miles south of Lacey’s Spring.

Thornton, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle upon impact.

He was transported to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was a 16-year-old female was transported from the scene to UAB Hospital in Birmingham.

The teen remained there until Sunday, when she died of her injuries. 

Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

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