17-year-old & 18-year-old killed in crash in Tuscaloosa

Published: Apr. 15, 2023 at 11:21 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 17, 2023 at 4:20 PM CDT
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Tuscaloosa Police say two teenagers were killed in a car crash on April 15.

This happened around 1:50 a.m. off of Skyland Boulevard East and I-20/59.

Police say the Tesla the teenagers were in collied with a semi-truck and the car became pinned under the trailer, trapping them.

The 17-year-old and 18-year-old died at the scene, according to police.

One passenger was taken to UAB Hospital with serious injuries, while another was taken to a local hospital where they are listed in good condition.

The Perry County School district confirms 17-year-old Madison Sims was a student at Bryant High School in Tuscaloosa and 18-year-old Samuel Brown was a student at Robert C. Hatch High School in Uniontown.

Tuscaloosa Police’s Traffic Homicide Unit responded to this crash.

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