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Troopers: Man killed in Franklin Co. wreck

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Troopers said the man's truck left the road and hit a tree. (Photo: MGN Online) Troopers said the man's truck left the road and hit a tree. (Photo: MGN Online)
FRANKLIN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

State troopers said a man was killed in a single vehicle wreck early Saturday morning in Franklin County.

Troopers said Michael Blanton, 35, of Red Bay died when his 1998 Chevrolet pickup left Franklin County 52 and hit a tree. This happened five miles west of Russellville around 2:20 a.m.

Authorities said Blanton was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene. Troopers are still investigating this wreck.

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