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Athens man killed in rollover wreck


A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of an Athens man Wednesday morning.

Alabama State Troopers said 55-year-old Marcus Benton Patterson was killed when the 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse he was driving left the road and overturned. It happened around 8:40 a.m. on U.S. 72 about six miles east of Athens.

Troopers said Patterson was not wearing a seat belt. He was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

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