FAYETTE COUNTY — A Cottondale man is dead following a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Saturday in Fayette County.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has identified the victim as 42-year-old Joseph T Box, of Cottondale. Authorities say Box was killed when the 2006 Lexus GS300 he was driving lost control in a curve, left the roadway and struck several trees.
He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Police say the accident took place at approximately 2:37 p.m. Saturday on Alabama 159, approximately seven miles south of Fayette. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.