Fatal Wreck under investigation in Madison County

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – One person is dead following a late-night wreck in Madison County.

Crews responded to the area of Highway 72 east and Dug Hill Road just after 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Authorities arrived to find an SUV on its side.

The male driver died at the scene.

Authorities with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency say the driver was heading east on Highway 72 when he went into the median, then overcorrected before ending up off the side of the road.

One lane of Highway 72 east was blocked while authorities conducted their investigation.

The highway is now back open.

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