ALEA PRESS RELEASE, TRAFFIC FATALITY, CHILTON COUNTY

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By Corporal Jess Thornton, Public Information/Education Unit, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

A single-vehicle crash at 9:37 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, has claimed the life of a Jemison man.

Ovis Rhodes Jr., 59, was killed when the 2017 Honda Rancher ATV he was operating left the road and overturned. Rhodes was not using a helmet and was ejected.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash occurred on Chilton County 163, near Chilton County 51, approximately four miles north of Jemison.

Nothing further is available as ALEA State Troopers continue to investigate.

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