Single car accident claims life of Opelika man

Single car accident claims life of Opelika man

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) – A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of an Opelika man.

The accident happened early Saturday morning at 6:41 a.m.

Cornelius Surratt Jr. was killed when the 2015 Kia forte he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.

The 18-year-old was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash occurred on Alabama 51, just 6 miles south of Opelika.

Alabama State Troopers are investigating the accident and there is no further information at this time.

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