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Phenix City man dies in wreck

Frank Perry Jr., 65, of Phenix City was killed in a single car wreck Saturday .

Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. pronounced Perry dead at 5:51 p.m.

Sumbry said the accident occurred around 4 p.m. on Highway 26 in Seale, Ala. It was at mile marker 3 near Russell County High School.

The SUV, a Dodge Durango, went off the road and hit a tree.and caught fire.

Sumbry gave the cause of death as smoke inhalation. There were burns on the body.

The cause of the wreck is still under investigation by the Alabama State Patrol.

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