1 dead in Saturday Shelby County wreck

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A single-vehicle crash early Saturday in Shelby County has claimed the life of a man from Riverside.

The crash happened on Interstate 65 near the 237-mile marker, about 1 mil south of Alabaster in Shelby County.

Zachary R. Melton, 26, was fatally injured when the motorcycle he was driving ran off the road and struck a guardrail. Melton was thrown from the motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division are investigating the cause of the crash.

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