One killed in overnight wreck on Old Monrovia Road

Deadly overnight crash

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - One person was killed in an overnight wreck on Old Monrovia Road and Research Park Boulevard early Friday morning.

The call came in from a witness around 1:45 a.m.. Police tell us that only a 2020 white Toyota Corolla was involved and it hit a pole. The driver was heading southbound on Research Park Boulevard when he took the exit for Old Monrovia Blvd at a high rate of speed. He struck the curb and lost control of his vehicle.

According to Lt. Michael Johnson of the Huntsville Police Department, an unnamed 44-year-old white male from Fredericksburg, Virginia was the driver of the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported. The road was closed for several hours overnight but reopened shortly before 5 a.m.

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