Alabama man killed Christmas Day when SUV strikes tree, overturns

Published 9:57 am Monday, December 26, 2022

An Alabama man was killed Christmas Day when his SUV struck a tree and overturned, Alabama state troopers said.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 9:41 p.m. Sunday, and claimed the life of a Lafayette man.

Robert L. Bowden, 44, was fatally injured when the 2014 Jeep Latitude he was driving left the roadway, struck a tree and overturned, state troopers said.

Bowden was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, was ejected, and pronounced deceased at the scene, troopers said.

The crash occurred on Chambers County 100, approximately 6 miles west of Lafayette, in Chambers County.