From The Tribune staff reports
ST. CLAIR COUNTY — A Ragland man was killed in a single-vehicle crash at approximately 3:20 a.m. on Friday, December 3.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Richard G. Phillips, 43, was fatally injured when the 2006 Nissan Sentra he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Phillips was not using a seat belt and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The crash occurred on Alabama 144 near the 5-mile marker, approximately four miles east of Ragland.
Nothing further is available as Troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.