Alabama man killed when car strikes tree, troopers report

Published 12:00 pm Sunday, October 2, 2022

An Alabama man was killed early Sunday when his car left the roadway and struck a tree, state troopers said.

Victor A. Buchanan, 37, of Auburn, Alabama, was killed from injuries he sustained in the wreck that occurred at approximately 12:34 a.m. Sunday.

Troopers said Buchanan was not wearing a seat belt when his 2006 Toyota Corolla left Lee County 54 and struck a tree, approximately four miles south of Opelika, Alabama.

He was taken to a local hospital, but died there of his injuries.