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Trussville 13-year-old who died in Carrington accident identified

By Gary Lloyd

St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell identified the ATV accident  victim in Carrington on Saturday evening as Brayden Joseph Turner, 13, of Trussville.

Turner died in an off-road vehicle accident on Carrington Lake Parkway in the Carrington subdivision in Trussville, according to Trussville Fire and Rescue Chief Russell Ledbetter.

The teenager was a seventh-grader at Hewitt-Trussville Middle School. Grief counselors will be at the school Monday.

Brayden Joseph Turner
Photo courtesy of Principle Portrait Group

Ledbetter said six kids were in a four-seat Polaris off-road vehicle and one died. A 12-year-old girl was transported to an area hospital with what her mother reported as “road rash.”

The others had minor injuries, Ledbetter said.

Sources said the driver was making a turn when the vehicle rolled over, killing Turner and injuring the 12-year-old.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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