Alabama man killed after being ejected from SUV, troopers report

Published 10:36 am Sunday, March 12, 2023

An Alabama man was killed late Saturday when an SUV in which he was riding overturned and he was ejected from the vehicle, state troopers said.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday, and claimed the life of a Fort Deposit, Alabama, man.

Theron L. Marsh, 45, was fatally injured when the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe, in which he was a passenger, left the roadway and overturned.

Marsh was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet Tahoe was Lavern G. Shatteen, 37, also of Fort Deposit.

The crash occurred on Alabama 10 near West Robinson Road, approximately 4 miles west of Rutledge, in Crenshaw County.