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Man killed in Athens wreck

Published: Aug. 19, 2019 at 4:49 PM CDT
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ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - There was a fatal wreck in Athens early Monday.

Athens police say it happened just after midnight on U.S. 31 south of U.S. 72.

Police say the driver was headed northbound on U.S. 31, hit a utility pole and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dad at the scene.

The driver has been identified as 23-year-old Mason Glenn Gilliland.

Police believe that person was the only one in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

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