Alabama man killed when Camaro leaves road strikes trees, troopers say

Published 1:23 pm Sunday, May 28, 2023

An Alabama man was killed early Sunday when his care left the road and struck several trees, state troopers said.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 2:15 a.m. Sunday, and claimed the life of an Owens Cross Roads, Alabama, man.

Jesus M. Rodriguez, 25, was fatally injured when his 2016 Chevrolet Camaro that he was driving left the roadway and struck multiple trees, state troopers said.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A passenger, Ramiro-Rodriguez Torres, 27, of Athens, Alabama, was injured and transported by helicopter to Huntsville for treatment.

The crash occurred on Holt Road, near Bain Road, approximately 5 miles north of Athens, in Limestone County.