Update: Driver dead in Wednesday Tuscaloosa crash identified
Update, June 23, 2022: Tuscaloosa Police have identified the man killed in an early morning crash Wednesday.
Anthony Pernell Banks, 41, was killed in a wreck that happened on 29th Street in Tuscaloosa.
Police said Banks was driving a 2008 BMW 328i. The circumstances surrounding the wreck remain under investigation.
Original story is below:
Tuscaloosa Police are investigating after a driver died early this morning in a wreck on 29th Street.
Officers were called to the wreck site, near the intersection of 29th Street and Herman Avenue in West Tuscaloosa just before 3 a.m.
TPD’s Accident Reconstruction Unit said it appears the driver was traveling west on 29th Street when they lost control of the car, struck a curb, crossed the center line of the road and struck a tree along the wood line.
The driver died at the scene. TPD said their name will be released once family members have been notified.