UPDATE: Victim of deadly wreck in Morgan County identified

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MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. - Alabama State Troopers have identified the man killed in a single vehicle wreck overnight as James Randolph, 72. The wreck happened on Highway 36 in Danville near Johnson Chapel Road.

Around 11:30 pm, a person driving by called 911 after he saw a car flipped in a yard. When emergency crews arrived, they found the driver about 25 feet from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

MO WRECK 2According to Alabama State Troopers, the man was traveling west on Highway 36, lost control of the vehicle and flipped several times. Investigators say he was not wearing his seat belt. We're told Randolph lived less than a mile from the wreck.

 

A portion of Highway 36 had to be closed for about two hours while State Troopers investigated the wreck.