Alabama man killed when ATV flips and lands on top of him, troopers say

Published 8:27 pm Thursday, October 5, 2023

An Alabama man was killed Wednesday when the ATV he was operating flipped over and crushed him, state troopers said.

The single-vehicle crash involving the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) occurred at approximately 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, and claimed the life of a LaFayette, Alabama, man.

Bennie J. Haynes, 53, of LaFayette was fatally injured when the Honda Rancher ATV he was operating left the roadway, struck an embankment, overturned and landed on Haynes.

Haynes was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash occurred on Chambers County 160 near Chambers County 158, approximately 10 miles north of LaFayette, in Chambers County.