PARIS, Tenn. (WSMV) -- A teenage girl is dead after crashing her car in Henry County on Friday evening.

Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said 16-year-old Allyson Melton was traveling south on Old Paris Murray Road just before 5 p.m. when she crashed.

An investigation into the accident showed that Melton's vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and flipped, hitting a tree.

Melton was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Officials said she was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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