Weekend Tragedy in Smith Station – Over the weekend, a Smith Station man identified as John Smith, a 55-year-old man, has died in a single vehicle crash.
The Tragic event occurred on Sunday afternoon at about 1:40pm in the 7800 block of Lee Road 246 , says the Lee County Coroner Bill Harris.
Smith died from complications of multiple blunt force injuries while he was transported to Columbus Piedmont Regional Hospital by ambulance. He was pronounced dead in the emergency room at 9:33 PM CST.
It appears the victim struck a culvert while driving on the Lee Road 246, says Harris.
Investigation is ongoing by the Alabama State Troopers and the Lee County Coroner’s Office.