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One dead, one injured in HWY 80 Rollover

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RUSSELL COUNTY, AL (WTVM) -  Alabama State Troopers are investigating a deadly car accident in Russell County.

It happened Saturday afternoon on Highway 80 near mile marker 208, not far from the East Alabama Motor Speedway.

Troopers on the scene say it was a single car accident.

They tell us an SUV traveling west went off the road to the right and overturned several times.

One person died and another person was injured.

Emergency crews were forced to use the jaws of life to get the injured person out of the car.

They were rushed to the Columbus Medical Center.

No word yet on their condition.

Officials aren't releasing names of the victims at this point.

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