Victim ID'd in fatal crash on Hwy. 280 near Lee Rd. 249 - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Victim ID'd in fatal crash on Hwy. 280 near Lee Rd. 249

(Source: Jeremy Hayes/WTVM) (Source: Jeremy Hayes/WTVM)

LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – One person has died following a single-car accident on Highway 280 South in Lee County, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

The accident happened near Lee Road 249 around 7:30 a.m. CT.

The passenger, 38-year-old John Muse of Midland, GA, was the person who died and the driver sustained serious injuries when the 2006 Honda Accord left a roadway and hit a power pole. Muse was bit wearing a seatbelt. 

Muse was transported to Midtown Medical Center in Columbus where he died a short time later. 

The driver, 26-year-old Regionel Poe of Columbus, GA, was ejected and transported to Midtown Medical Center with serious injuries.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating the crash and speed may have been a factor in the crash.

Copyright 2017 WTVM. All rights reserved. | For more news, download the WTVM app here.

Powered by Frankly