Car wreck kills man in Athens Saturday night

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ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Athens Police say a car accident killed an Athens man on East Strain Road just before 10pm Saturday night.

Police say 47-year-old Johnny Washington Anderson, Jr. died in the accident. They say he crossed the center line and swerved the Buick Century he was driving into a yard.

They say the sedan struck the side of a concrete driveway then rolled into an uprooted tree. The coroner pronounced Anderson dead at the scene.

The cause of the wreck is still under investigation.

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