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Franklin Co. man killed in car crash

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Troopers said Roger Motes was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. (Source: MGN Online) Troopers said Roger Motes was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. (Source: MGN Online)
SPRUCE PINE, AL (WAFF) -

State troopers said speed and alcohol were factors in a crash that claimed the life of a Franklin County man.

The crash happened around 1:30 p.m. Thursday on Franklin County 26, three miles west of Spruce Pine. 52-year-old Spruce Pine resident Roger Motes was killed when the vehicle we was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.

Motes was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. State troopers continue to investigate.

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