MOUNT VERNON, Ala. (WKRG) —
UPDATE Saturday, March 9, 2019
Citronelle High School has identified the teen killed in a crash Friday evening. According to the Citronelle High School Facebook page, Anna Weaver was killed in the crash. “Anna was an honor student, softball player (pitcher), and cheerleader,” according to the page. “Anna was loved and known by the entire student body and faculty. Her smile and bright personality filled our hallways, classrooms, and our community with a glorious light that seem to shine through her. She made an impact on us all. Anna Weaver will be greatly missed. The love and encouragement that she gave others will never be forgotten.”
Original Story Friday, March 8, 2019
An ATV crash in Mobile County has claimed the life of one teenager and critically injured another.
The crash happened Friday around 4:30 pm in Mount Vernon near Shepard House Road off Coy Smith Highway.
Authorities tell us two girls — ages 13 and 14 — were hurt in the crash. We don’t know yet which teen lost her life. Another teen was also on the ATV, but she was uninjured authorities say.
The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, helping with the investigation, says the girls were driving on a bumpy, private road and lost control. All three girls were thrown off the ATV.
One of the teenagers is at University Hospital in Mobile with unknown injuries.
News 5 is working to gather more information.