Salem man killed in Russell County crash early Sunday morning

Salem man killed in Russell County crash early Sunday morning

A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 1:38 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, has claimed the life of a Salem man.

Joshua R. Woodard, 28, was fatally injured when the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado he was driving left the roadway, struck a tree and overturned. Woodard was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene, Alabama State Troopers say. The crash occurred on Russell County 77, approximately nine miles west of Phenix City, in Russell County.

Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.