PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) – According to Russell County Deputy Coroner Hugh Kendrick, 21-year-old Zachary Winchester died following a car accident early Saturday.
The accident happened on Highway 80 West. Winchester was pronounced dead at the scene around 4:30 a.m.
He was a passenger in a Chevrolet Malibu; there were four other people in the car.
The other vehicle involved was an SUV transporting a trailer connected to a hitch. The SUV was backing into the driveway of their home when the crash happened.
This accident is still under investigation; it has not been determined if anyone was wearing seat belts.