A one vehicle accident claimed the life of Coosa High School junior Marshall Watson on Thursday.

Reports siad that Watson was traveling west on US 411 in Cave Spring when he came over a hill in a slight curve and lost control of his vehicle.

According to Tom Ewing with the Floyd County Police Department,  Watson, who was 16-years-old, went off the right shoulder, over corrected and came all the way back across the highway and slammed into a power pole.

Ewing added that looks as if speed did not play a factor in the wreck, however, the weather appeared to do so.ty

From FLoyd County Schools: It is with heavy hearts Floyd County Schools announces the passing of Coosa High School student, Marshall Watson. Marshall passed away in an automobile accident Thursday evening. All of us are deeply saddened by the news of Marshall’s passing. Please keep Marshall’s family and the Coosa Community in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Information regarding arrangements will be posted as soon as they are available.