Teen identified in Moulton wreck

Published: Sep. 15, 2021 at 9:47 AM CDT
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MOULTON, Ala. (WAFF) - The Lawrence County Coroner has confirmed the identity of the Moulton teen who died after a car crash that happened on Monday.

Lawrence County Coroner Scott Norwood confirmed that 17-year-old Austin Todd Kerby was the victim of that crash.

Kerby was crossing the highway and was struck by a semi-truck driven by 43-year-old Wesley Guest, of Hull, Georgia, according to ALEA. The teen was flown to Huntsville Medical Center with life-threatening injuries but on Tuesday, sadly Kerby succumbed to those injuries and was pronounced dead by hospital staff.

The crash happened five miles north of Moulton on Alabama 157.

ALEA continues to investigate the crash.

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