Man killed while heading to funeral of his best friend

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ATLANTA, Ga. — Malik Cooper was driving home to Atlanta to take part in the funeral of his best friend when he was killed in a crash.

Cooper was on Highway 85 in Alabama when his car left the road and flipped several times.

Police say Cooper was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.

He was heading to the funeral of 15-year-old Marquez Montgomery.

Police in Atlanta say Montgomery was shot in the head by his cousin.