Alabama man killed when truck veers off road, strikes several trees

Published 11:44 am Sunday, November 27, 2022

An Alabama man was killed Saturday night after his truck veered off the road and struck several trees, state troopers reported.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 11:25 p.m. Saturday and claimed the life of Wetumpka, Alabama, man.

Alex W. Cumbie, 32, was fatally injured when the 1997 Ford F-150 pickup he was driving left the roadway and struck several trees.

Cumbie was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, troopers said, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash occurred on Central Plank Road, approximately 9 miles south of Wetumpka, in Elmore County.

The accident is under investigation.