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Fatal wreck claims life on Highway 72

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Investigators are looking into a fatal wreck from early Saturday morning. Investigators are looking into a fatal wreck from early Saturday morning.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

State troopers are investigating a fatal wreck that happened at 1:35 a.m. Saturday morning in Huntsville.

Madison County deputies reported the crash was on Highway 72 near Moontown Road. Investigators said the driver lost control and slammed into a ditch. Authorities said the driver was ejected from the car and died at the scene; no one else was in the car at the time.

State troopers identified the victim as Brandon Walls, 21, of Owens Cross Roads. Troopers said Walls was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Investigators are still trying to determine what made the victim lose control. This case is still under investigation.

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