Alabama man killed when replica 1965 roadster hits utility pole, catches fire, state troopers say

Published 11:33 am Friday, May 3, 2024

An Alabama man was killed Thursday when his replica sports car struck a utility pole, flipped over and caught fire, state troopers said Friday.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 4 p.m. Thursday, and claimed the life of a Danville, Alabama, man.

Jimmy D. Peebles, 67, was fatally injured when the 1965 Replica Roadster he was driving left the roadway, struck a utility pole, overturned and caught fire.

Peebles was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash occurred on Lawrence County 87 near Lawrence County 434, approximately 6 miles east of Moulton, in Lawrence County.