Juvenile from Sheffield dies after crashing stolen car amid law enforcement pursuit

The juvenile from Sheffield was reportedly driving a stolen 2018 Mitsubishi Highlander at the time of the wreck.

Posted: Nov 16, 2019 2:52 PM
Updated: Nov 18, 2019 6:43 PM

A juvenile is dead after Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials said the car he was driving went off the road.

State Troopers said the juvenile from Sheffield was driving a stolen SUV. He was being pursued by multiple law enforcement agencies at the time of the wreck.

He was heading eastbound on U.S. Highway 72 when we swerved off the road, flipped multiple times and was ejected. It happened about 2.5 miles west of Rogersville.

Troopers said he was taken to North Alabama Medical Center where he died from his injuries. Troopers are continuing to investigate the wreck.

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