Colbert County man dead after Sunday morning wreck

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SHEFFIELD, Ala. (WHNT) – A Colbert County man died early Sunday morning in a one car crash in Sheffield.

The wreck happened just after 4 a.m. on Cox Boulevard.

Emergency Responders say that 25-year-old Richard Edwards of Muscle Shoals was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

According to police, Edwards was a passenger in the vehicle which left the road and struck a tree.

Authorities say that the driver and another passenger were flown from the scene to Huntsville Hospital.

Their conditions are unknown at this time.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.