Funeral service to be held for Etowah County teen

ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Funeral services will be held on Thursday for an Etowah County teenager killed in a traffic crash. It happened Tuesday morning on Little Cove Road, just two miles outside Walnut Grove.

17-year-old Miranda Stephens was pronounced dead on the scene. She had just left West End High School.

Troopers say they believe her Jeep Grand Cherokee left the road. When she over-corrected, she lost control and hit a tree. They believe speeding may have been involved.

The funeral service for Stephens is Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Golden Heights Baptist Church in Douglas.