Brewton teen dies in Wednesday night crash

Published 4:31 pm Thursday, April 6, 2023

A Brewton teen was killed in a Wednesday night crash in the Damascus community and one other teen were seriously injured.

According to the Alabama State Troopers, the crash occurred around 9:15 p.m. on Escambia County Road 69 approximately 15 miles east of East Brewton.

The 18-year-old, reportedly a student at T.R. Miller High School, was fatally injured when the 2004 Ford F-150 left the roadway and struck several trees. The deceased victim was a passenger in the vehicle being driving by a 17-year-old Brewton resident. Both teens, who were not using seat belts, were ejected from the vehicle.

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The driver was transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash. The 18-year-old was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division continues to investigate the crash.