Alabama man dies in wreck on rural Alabama highway

Published 9:29 am Monday, August 1, 2022

Alabama troopers are investigating a wreck that killed an Alabama man Sunday night.

Jessie L. Dixon Jr., 61, of Troy was fatally injured  in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday, July 31.

Dixon was reportedly driving on Alabama 87 near the 55 mile marker when the 2006 Ford Mustang he was driving left the roadway and struck several trees.

The crash occurred approximately five miles south of Troy, in Pike County.

A report from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said that Dixon was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Nothing further is available as troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.