Identity released in fatal Danville wreck

Published: Sep. 19, 2021 at 10:57 AM CDT
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DANVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has confirmed the identity of the person killed in a wreck in Danville on Sunday morning.

ALEA confirmed that 53-year-old Skipper Smith of Danville was killed in a single-vehicle crash at 7:10 a.m. on Sunday morning. The wreck happened on S Johnson Chapel Rd. in Danville.

Authorities say the truck he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Smith wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and was ejected out of the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

ALEA continues to investigate the crash.

[UPDATE] 53-year-old Skipp Smith was pronounced dead at the scene. State troopers say he was not using his seatbelt...

Posted by Morgan County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, September 19, 2021

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