Colbert County man dies after single vehicle accident Saturday afternoon.

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COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. — A Leighton man died Saturday afternoon after a single vehicle wreck according to authorities.

Angelo Lavon Montgomery, 49, was killed when the Chrysler 300 he was driving left the roadway, struck a mailbox, fence and a tree. Montgomery was not using a seat belt. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash took place on Jarmon Lane two miles north of Leighton around 2:40 p.m.

Although circumstances surrounding the crash are still under investigation, preliminary findings have indicated that alcohol was a factor in the crash.  Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

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