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(Madison, AL, August 19, 2021) — A vehicle struck and killed a 16-year-old pedestrian in a hit and run Madison accident.

The teenager, Mason Cozelos, was crossing East Limestone Road when the vehicle hit him.

Authorities declared Cozelos dead when they arrived at the crash scene around 10:30 PM. 

The driver fled the scene of the crash, and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has not identified the offender.

The ALEA continues to investigate this accident in Madison as a hit and run case.

Cozelos attended James Clemens High School, a local Madison school. He played lacrosse.

Authorities ask any individual with information about this hit and run Madison accident to call the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 232-0111. 

Madison residents also set up a GoFundMe fundraiser to help identify the person at fault in this accident. The money raised will be put toward a reward for providing information about the driver that fled the crash scene.

Source: The Madison Record

Unfortunately, car accidents like this happen around the state of Alabama.

Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause of the accident. You can also request a copy of the accident report.

At Fob James Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents can be for loved ones and the victims.

If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in an accident, please contact one of our accident attorneys or call us at 205-407-6009 to set up a free consultation.

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Fob James obtained a B.S., in software engineering from Auburn University and then continued his education by getting his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law. After working for a large regional firm for several years where he obtained awards for both individual and corporate clients, Fob found that his passion was fighting for individuals who have been seriously injured or wronged by others. Fob believes that the jury is the great equalizer to the power and influence that large corporations have in society.