‘The Oak Grove family suffered a tremendous loss’: 17-year-old Quinton boy killed in truck accident

Teen killed in accident in Jefferson Co.
Teen killed in accident in Jefferson Co.(Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Sep. 22, 2022 at 9:32 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 23, 2022 at 10:55 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A 17-year-old boy was killed in a truck accident in Bessemer on Wednesday, September 21, according to the Jefferson County Coroner.

Authorities identified the boy as Wyatt Hunter Sargent.

The coroner said Sargent, who is from Quinton, was driving a truck traveling east on Toadvine Road. He lost control of his vehicle causing it to leave the roadway, roll over multiple times, and strike multiple trees, according to the coroner.

Yesterday, the Oak Grove family suffered a tremendous loss with the passing of one of our seniors, Wyatt Sargent. Wyatt...

Posted by Oak Grove High School on Thursday, September 22, 2022

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The cause and circumstances surrounding the wreck are being investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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