Cullman County woman killed in single-vehicle crash


CULLMAN, Ala. – A Cullman County woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Friday morning. The victim has been identified as Jesslyn Ann Nicole Hood, 19.

Alabama State Troopers said the wreck happed at 3:45 a.m. along County Road 1223 Friday, July 24.

Troopers said Hood was a passenger in a 2007 Jeep Patriot driven by Austin Edward Turrentine, 19, of Hartselle. The Jeep left the roadway and struck a tree, 3 miles north of Cullman.

Hood, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Turrentine was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital.

Nothing further is available as Troopers continue to investigate.

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Wendy Sack