Union Grove man killed in early morning crash

Image courtesy of MGN Online

Image courtesy of MGN Online

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Alabama State Troopers are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Union Grove man.

Troopers say the crash happened around 7 a.m. on Allens Cross Road, approximately two miles north of Union Grove. 32-year-old Tommie Dewayne Pritchett was killed when the 2012 Mazda he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Although the crash is still under investigation, Troopers say the preliminary investigation indicates alcohol and speed were factors in the crash.