Auburn teen dies in crash

lgierer@ledger-enquirer.comJuly 7, 2013 

A two-vehicle crash Saturday night in Lee County has claimed the life of an Auburn teen.

In a news release, trooper Kevin Cook of the Alabama Department of Public Safety reported that the crash occurred at approximately 9:09 p.m. on Alabama 147 at the intersection of U.S. 280, about 10 feet north of the Auburn city limits.

Jayson Logan Tippett, 19, was killed when the 2004 Kia he was driving collided with a 2008 Kenworth tractor-trailer driven by Valeriy Vasilenko of Antelope, Ca.

Vasilenko was not injured in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation.

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