By Trooper Benjamin “Michael” Carswell, Troop D Recruiter/ Public Information Officer
A single-vehicle crash at 12 a.m. today, Jan. 26, has claimed the life of a Centerville man.
Damon Lee Russell, 23, was killed when the 2005 Volkswagen Jetta, in which he was a passenger, left the roadway and struck several trees. Russell was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash occurred on Chilton County 73 near Chilton County 108, approximately 10 miles west of Jemison. The driver was transported to a local hospital with injuries.
Nothing further is available as ALEA State Troopers continue to investigate.