Alabama man killed when car flips over, lands in creek, state troopers say

Published 5:39 pm Sunday, March 10, 2024

An Alabama man was killed early Sunday when his car veered off the road, struck and embankment and flipped over into a creek, state police said.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 4 a.m. Sunday, and claimed the life of a Georgiana man.

Thomas J. Thomas, 36, was fatally injured when the 2003 Toyota Camry he was driving left the roadway, struck a concrete embankment and overturned before going into a creek.

Thomas was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash occurred on East Dogwood Trail near Bass Lane, approximately two miles east of Georgiana, in Butler County.