One person killed in early morning wreck on Alabama highway

Published 2:50 pm Friday, December 9, 2022

One person died early Friday in a wreck on an Alabama highway, state troopers report.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 4:25 a.m. Friday and claimed the life of an Alva, Florida, man.

Kolby S. Scott, 23, was fatally injured when the 2017 Ford F-150 pickup he was a passenger in left the roadway and struck several trees.

Scott was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Ford, Scott A. Mason, 22, of Arcadia, Fla., was transported to Southeast Alabama Medical Center for treatment.

The crash occurred on U.S. 231 near the 8 mile marker, approximately one mile south of Dothan, in Houston County.