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Teen killed in I-85 wreck

A 15-year-old Canton, Ga., girl was killed when she was ejected from a vehicle on Interstate 85 about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday in Macon County.

The Opelika Post, Alabama State Troopers, reported that a northbound car drived by Dione Starks, 35, of Canton, ran off the right side of the road, ejecting the female passenger who apparently died on impact, a post spokeswoman said. The identity of the teen-ager, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was not released. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Macon County coroner around 12:30 p.m.

Three other passengers, all juveniles, also were transported by ambulance to East Alabama Medical Center. Their names also were not released. Five people were in the car.

The accident is under investigation. No charges have been filed.

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