Man dies Saturday in crash near Selma

Fatal Crash

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A single-vehicle crash near Selma claimed the life of a man from Marion Junction Saturday night.

The wreck happened on Alabama Highway 219 near the 1-mile marker, about 2 miles west of Selma in Dallas County.

Reese A. Peterson, 45, was fatally injured when the SUV he was driving left the road and struck a mailbox before it overturned and hit a utility pole.

Peterson was taken to Baptist Medical Center South, where he later died.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Highway Patrol Division is investigating the cause of the crash.

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