Passenger killed, driver injured after vehicle hits tree in Morgan County

Passenger killed, driver injured after vehicle hits tree in Morgan County
Source: WAFF (Source: WAFF)

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - A single-vehicle crash Friday morning claimed the life of a Lacey’s Spring man.

Alabama State Troopers say a 1993 Chevrolet van left the roadway and struck a tree on Prince Circle three miles south of Lacey’s Spring. It happened at about 10 a..m.

A passenger who was not wearing a seat belt was ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers identified him as 54-year-old Gene La Paul Pritchett.

The driver was injured and taken to Huntsville Hospital.

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