Bibb County teen, 16, killed in overnight crash near West Blocton
By Ainsley Allison
A Bibb county teen was killed in a single vehicle crash early Thursday morning.State Trooper spokesman Sgt. Steve Jarrett said Nathan Smitherman, 16, of Brent, was killed when the 2003 Ford Ranger he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. We're told the crash occurred at 12:30 a.m. on Alabama Highway 5, two miles south of West Blocton. State Troopers continue to investigate. ABC 33/40's Isaiah Harper is working to gather more information. Watch the news at 5 and 6 p.m. for the latest on this story. To watch online, click here.
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