Driver who left the scene of a deadly wreck found

Published: Oct. 2, 2021 at 1:46 PM CDT
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ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has confirmed they found the driver they believed killed a Madison teen back in August.

ALEA said that at 10:34 p.m. on August 19th, 16-year-old Mason Cozelos was hit by a minivan while he was walking at the intersection of Nick Davis Rd. and East Limestone Rd. The teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

On September 14th, the minivan and the driver were located after an intensive investigation. Rebekah Elizabeth Pridgen, 26, of Kenansville, North Carolina, was determined to be the driver.

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