Two-vehicle crash kills man from Vernon

Fatal Crash Wreck

A two-vehicle crash around 9:40 a.m. March 30 claimed the life of a man from Vernon.

Freddy A. Taylor, 76, died after his vehicle was struck by a van. Taylor’s vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree after the initial collision, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened on Alabama Highway 17 near the 247 mile marker, about 1 mile north of Vernon in Lamar county.

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

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