Opelika man killed in U.S. 80 car crash

Opelika man killed in U.S. 80 car crash

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) – A single-car crash claimed the life of an Opelika man on Friday around  7:19 a.m.

Denver Trimone Phillips Jr., 23, was killed when the 2011 Kia Rio he was driving ran off the road and overturned.

Phillips, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened on U.S. 80 at the 207-mile marker or about seven miles east of Phenix City.

Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate the crash.

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