Mosses accident claims life of teen on first day of school

MOSSES, AL (WSFA) - A car carrying three teens on their way to their first day back to school in Lowndes County ran off of the road killing one and injuring the other two.

According to troopers and Mosses Mayor Walter Hill, a single vehicle carrying three Central High School students ran off of CR 13 around 7:00 a.m. into some trees.

One teen, 16-year-old Deundre Rudolph of Tyler, Ala., was pronounced dead on the scene. The other two passengers, 16-year-old Solomon Sims and 15-year-old Jamarcus Rush, were both transferred Baptist South Hospital for treatment.

Rudolph, who was the driver of the vehicle, lost control of his 1995 SaturnSL2 and left the roadway. Rudolph was not licensed to operate a motor vehicle and he was also not wearing a seat belt. Sims and Rush were both also not wearing seat belts.

Troopers say at this time they don't know what caused the vehicle to leave the roadway. The accident is still under investigation.

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