ALEA PRESS RELEASE: TRAFFIC FATALITY IN ELMORE COUNTY

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By Corporal Jeremy J. Burkett, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, DPS Director’s Office, Aide-De-Camp

A single-vehicle crash at approximately 8:55 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, has claimed the life of a Tallassee juvenile.

The teen was a passenger of a 2017 Hyundai Tucson driven by Anthony Reed Gann, 28, when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. The youth succumbed to injuries following the crash and was pronounced deceased.

The crash occurred on Upper River Road approximately five miles north of Tallassee, in Elmore County.

Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.

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