Lee Co. Coroner: Alcohol may have been factor in Tuesday’s fatal crash

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - The Lee County Coroner reports alcohol may have played a factor in the death of a 20-year old who crashed his car Tuesday morning along Pepperell Parkway near 24th Street.

Jeffery Lyles Jr. was killed when he lost control of the Nissan Maxima he was driving, ran off the road and struck a tree.

The accident happened at about 7 a.m. this morning along the busy roadway.

No one else was injured in the crash.

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