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Teenager killed in wrong-way crash on U.S. 431

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Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 5:07 PM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Alea Troopers confirm a 16-year-old male from Florida was killed in a car crash after a vehicle was driving the wrong way on the road.

Early Saturday morning, a family was driving down U.S. 431. when a truck driving on the wrong side of the road hit the car, killing a teenager who was riding in the passenger seat. The teen was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car as well as another passenger were injured and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Bryon Craig Mayo, 61, of Southside, was driving the truck that hit the car and was injured and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The crash occurred on U.S. 431 near Oak Grove Road, approximately just south of New Hope.

WAFF has reached out to officials to find out more about Mayo’s condition and if he will face any charges.

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