UPDATE: Falkville teen killed in Tuesday morning crash


Editor's Note: In Tuesday's original story, the victim was listed as a Cullman County teen.

CULLMAN COUNTY – A Falkville teenager was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning, according to Alabama State Troopers. The victim, 16, was officially identified Wednesday morning as Jacob Shedd,16, by Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick.

A media release from Troopers said the 16-year-old driver was killed when the 2017 Chevrolet Cruz he was driving left Cullman County Road 1212 and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers said the crash occurred at 2:55 a.m., 9 miles west of Vinemont.

Nothing further is available as Troopers continue to investigate.

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