Northport man dies in early morning wreck

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A man from Northport died early Wednesday in the wake of a single-vehicle crash.

The crash happened around 1:40 a.m. on Upper Columbus Road near Sam Sutton Road, about 2 miles north of Northport.

David J. Lancaster, 25, was fatally injured when the pickup he was driving ran off the road and into a ditch, where it overturned. Lancaster, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle 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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