From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
FAIRFIELD — A Fairfield High Preparatory School senior was killed Monday after the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and crashed into a house, according to Carol Robinson.
Stephen Lawrence Tucker, 17, was identified as the victim by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office. The crash occurred around noon in the 400 block of Valley Road.
Tucker was driving a Ford Escort with another 17-year-old as a passenger when the vehicle struck the house.
Despite being awake and communicating with authorities at the scene Tucker later passed away at UAB Hospital, with time of death being listed as 6:15 p.m.