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1 dead in fatal crash on Lee Rd. 249

1 dead in fatal crash on Lee Rd. 249
1 dead in fatal crash on Lee Rd. 249(AP Images)
Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 4:30 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 21, 2021 at 4:37 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - One person is dead following a a single-vehicle accident in Lee County this afternoon.

The accident happened on the 3800 Block of Lee Road 249, about five miles north of Smiths Station, at 11:50 a.m.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency(ALEA), 33-year-old Shawn McSpadden was driving a 2009 Honda Civic over the posted speed limit when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. McSpadden was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division are investigating the crash.

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