A teenage driver was killed and two other juveniles were injured in a single-vehicle near Tuscaloosa Saturday afternoon.

Corporal Reginal King, a spokesperson for the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's State Troopers, said the 18-year-old killed in the accident was driving a 1997 Ford Explorer on Old Lock 15 Road in northeast Tuscaloosa County when the vehicle left the roadway.

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King said the vehicle overturned and struck a ditch, and the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

The three juveniles injured in the wreck were taken to an area hospital, where the driver has since succumbed to their injuries.

The wreck took place just after 3:30, King said.

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ALEA did not publicly identify the driver who died -- they generally do not do so when crash victims are juveniles.

Nothing further was available Sunday night as Troopers with the ALEA's Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.

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