Two men killed, another injured when truck left road, struck trees, Alabama troopers said

Published 12:59 pm Saturday, August 12, 2023

Two men were killed early Saturday when their truck left the road and struck several trees, Alabama state troopers said.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 2:54 a.m. Saturday, and claimed the lives of two men.

Logan J. Humphries, 23, of Golden, Mississippi, was fatally injured when the 2014 GMC Sierra that he was driving left the roadway and struck several trees, state troopers said.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The passengers, Mario Aguire, 22, and Alan V. Fernandez, 19, both of Belmont, Mississippi, were injured and transported to Helen Keller Hospital, in Sheffield, for treatment.

Fernandez later succumbed to his injuries while at the hospital.

Seat belts were not used by the driver or passengers at the time of crash.

The crash occurred on Alabama 247 near the 15 mile marker, approximately eight miles south of Cherokee, in Colbert County.