One killed in wreck near Columbiana

Published 12:15 pm Thursday, June 7, 2018

COLUMBIANA – Troopers from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency responded to the scene of a single vehicle crash near Columbiana during the afternoon hours of Wednesday, June 6.

According to a release from the ALEA, the wreck occurred at 4:35 p.m. on Alabama 25 near the 126-mile marker, just outside of Columbiana city limits.

The ALEA stated that the driver of a 1998 Ford Explorer was traveling north on Alabama and driving slightly above the posted speed limit when the vehicle left the right shoulder of the road. The driver overcorrected and the vehicle began to overturn.

The driver, who was identified as 51-year-old Jeffrey Allen White of Columbiana, was killed after he was fully ejected from the vehicle. White was reportedly not wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck.