From The Tribune staff reports
MADISON COUNTY — A young life was taken too soon on Saturday night in Madison County.
Police say a 13-year-old male from Hazel Green was killed when the 2007 battery-powered Razor dirt bike he was operating was struck by a 2003 Toyota Sequoia.
Authorities say the crash occurred on Mount Lebanon Road near Monroe Road, approximately two miles north of Huntsville at approximately 8:20 p.m. Saturday.
The juvenile was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, according to a release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA).
Troopers with ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fatal accident.