Car crash kills AL man on New Year's Day

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - A single car crash claimed the life of a Union Springs man on Jan. 1, 2015.

Terrell Sanchase Blakely, 31, was killed when his 2008 Chevrolet Malibu that he was driving left the roadway, struck some trees and overturned before catching fire.

Blakely was not using a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash occurred at 1:25 a.m. on U.S. 82 at the 195 mile marker. A passenger was injured during the collision.

Nothing further is available as ALEA State Troopers continue to investigate.

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