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Single-vehicle accident claims life of Smiths Station man

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LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) -  A single-vehicle crash on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at  8:59 p.m. has claimed the life of a Smiths Station man.

Richard Clayton Short, 46, was killed when the 2016 Kia Optima he was driving left the road, struck a concrete drain pipe and overturned before catching fire.

Short was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Lee County 246 approximately seven miles east of Phenix City.

Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

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