JACKSONVILLE — A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 6:18 p.m. on Saturday has claimed the life of an Anniston man, the Alabama State Troopers report.
Jacob Lloyd Smith, 31, was fatally injured when the 2002 Ford Explorer he was driving left the roadway and overturned, partially ejecting Smith, who was not using a seat belt,” Trooper Greg Corble said in a press statement. “He sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital.”
Smith later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by the hospital staff.
The crash occurred on Alabama 9 near the 235 mile marker, approximately seven miles south of Piedmont. Nothing further is available at this time.