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Single-vehicle car crash claimed life of Jackson County man

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – Officials say that a single-vehicle car crash claimed the life of a Higdon man Wednesday night.

Jimmy Richard Morgan, 29, struck a tree two miles south of Mentone driving on Alabama 117, according to authorities. It is reported that Morgan drove a 2013 Chevrolet and was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the wreck, 5:20 p.m..

Officials say that Morgan was pronounced dead on the scene.

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