Alabama man ejected, killed when Mustang overturns in highway wreck

Published 6:17 am Tuesday, November 29, 2022

An Alabama man died from injuries in a single-vehicle crash that occurred a few minutes after Thanksgiving Day.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports that Rickey T. Smith, 26, of Valley Grande, was critically injured when the 2018 Ford Mustang he was driving left the roadway and overturned.

Smith, who was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, got ejected and transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Smith succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at Baptist South Hospital in Montgomery. The crash occurred on Friday around 1:40 a.m. Friday morning at Alabama 22 near the 3-mile marker, two miles east of Safford.