Blountsville teen killed in crash with 18-wheeler

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A Blountsville teen has died as a result of his injuries sustained in a crash with an 18-wheeler Monday morning on U.S. 231, seven miles north of Ashville.

Michael Threatt was airlifted to UAB hospital where he died Wednesday. A release from Alabama State troopers says their initial investigation indicates Threatt was distracted by a cellphone at the time of the collision.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help pay for flowers in Threatt’s memory which can be found here. The GoFundMe says any additional funds raised will go to his family.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.

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