Man Killed After Crashing Car into Tree in Geneva County, Alabama
GENEVA COUNTY, AL. – An online news story from dothaneagle.com reports that a man was killed after crashing his vehicle into a tree in Geneva County, Alabama. Authorities have not yet determined the cause of the crash. The victim has been identified.*
The collision occurred on County Road 64 in Geneva County. At about 9:15 a.m., a 2009 Chevrolet Impala was traveling on County Road 64 through Bellwood, Alabama. At some point, the Chevy traveled off the roadway and crashed into a tree. It is not clear where on the road this occurred, as reports did not name a cross street.
The driver of the Chevy sustained critical injuries in the crash, and officials pronounced him dead at the scene. He was identified as 40-year-old Mr. Michaels, of Daleville, Alabama. Alabama State Troopers reported that Michaels was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, but they did not say whether a seat belt would have made a difference. It is not clear if Michaels was ejected from the vehicle.
It is not clear how the collision happened. Reports did not provide any information about what caused Michaels to drive off the road. Troopers did not cite any suspected factors in the crash, like speed or distraction. No other vehicles were involved.
It does not appear that anyone else was riding in the Chevy with Michaels at the time of the crash. No other injuries were reported. Alabama State Troopers are continuing to investigate the incident, and they have not yet released further information to the public.
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