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Passenger dies from injuries sustained in vehicle crash on Columbus Pkwy. in Opelika

A Jasper County man is dead from injuries following a Christmas Night crash on an ATV.
A Jasper County man is dead from injuries following a Christmas Night crash on an ATV.(File graphic)
Updated: Jan. 11, 2021 at 2:36 PM CST
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OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - A passenger in a vehicle crash in Opelika died from their injuries Sunday, January 10.

The accident happened January 6 on Columbus Parkway at North Uniroyal Road. First responders responded to the crash at around 6:30 p.m.

Upon arrival, they located an 18-year-old passenger in one of the vehicles with serious injuries. The victim was transported to Piedmont Columbus Regional where they died from their injuries.

The case remains under investigation by the Opelika Police Department’s Traffic Homicide Investigation team. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Columbus Police Department at 334-705-5200 or the Secret Witness Hotline at 334-745-8665.

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