74-year-old man dies in wreck on rural Alabama roadway

Published 1:54 pm Tuesday, November 8, 2022

A 74-year-old Alabama man has died in a Monday afternoon wreck west of Montgomery.

A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 3:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, has claimed the life of a Montgomery man.

Preston E. Taylor, 74, was critically injured when the 1998 Ford F-150 pickup he was driving left the roadway, struck a ditch and then a tree.

Taylor was transported to Baptish Medical Center South in Montgomery, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The crash occurred on Old Selma Road, approximately one mile west of Montgomery, in Montgomery County.

Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.