CULLMAN COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Jesslyn Ann Nicole Hood, of Cullman, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday single-vehicle crash in Cullman County.

Hood, 19, was killed in a single-vehicle Jeep crash near Cullman Early Friday.


According to reports, Hood was traveling as a passenger in a Jeep Patriot, operated by Austin Turrentine, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 3:30 a.m. Friday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.

Hood was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Turrentine was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved teen:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Cullman County is a county located in the north central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 80,406. Its county seat and largest city is Cullman. Its name is in honor of Colonel John G. Cullmann – Wikipedia.