Phenix City man dies after vehicle crashes into a tree on Lee Co - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Phenix City man dies after vehicle crashes into a tree on Lee Co. 240

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(WTVM)  – A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Phenix City man on Thursday around 12:25 a.m.

Brandon John Woodard, 22, was killed when the 2003 Hyundai Tiburon left the roadway and struck a tree.  

Woodard, who was a passenger in the vehicle and was not using a seat belt at the time, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 23-year-old driver of the Hyundai is being treated for injuries.

The crash occurred on Lee County 240 approximately seven miles west of Phenix City.

This accident is under investigation by the Alabama State Troopers.

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