Fatal accident in Hayneville

HAYNEVILLE, AL (WSFA) A single-vehicle crash in Lowndes County leaves one person dead and another person fighting for their life after both were ejected from the vehicle.

The accident happened around 3:10pm on AL 97 in Hayneville.

J.P. Peoples, 34, was killed  and his son, Corey Williamson, 19, was injured.

Peoples' vehicle left the roadway and overturned, ejecting both occupants.

Neither was wearing a seatbelt.

Williamson was transported to Baptist South Hospital for treatment.

Troopers continue to investigate the cause of the crash.