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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