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Deadly wreck under investigation

NEW MARKET, AL (WAFF) - State troopers are investigating after a gruesome wreck during the overnight hours. It happened on Winchester Rd. near the state line in Madison Co around 10 Wednesday night.

State troopers say a pickup truck hit a tree and caught fire. A trucker who was driving through the area at the time of the accident jumped out of his truck and ran to try to put out the fire. He says when he got to the driver's side door, the driver was already dead.

State troopers tell WAFF 48 News 20-year-old Christopher Mooney died in the accident. The cause is under investigation.

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