Crime

Man dies when vehicle strikes tree

A 27-year-old Jemison, Ala. man died Saturday when the 2001 Honda Odyssey left the road and crashed into a tree.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Angel Vazquez, who was not using a seat belt, died on the scene.

The crash happened around 8 p.m. on Alabama 155 in Chilton County near the one mile marker, approximately one mile north of the Jemison city limits.

Investigators believe alcohol may have been a factor.

Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

Larry Gierer: 706-571-8581, @lagierer

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