Covering Pike County: Single car accident claims a life

Pike County, Ala. (WSFA) -- State Troopers are trying to determine the cause of a fatal accident in Pike county Friday night. The accident happened on county road 4421 just before 11:00 p.m.

State troopers say a man driving a Wiregrass Construction Company vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree. They say the vehicle caught fire.  The driver was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators are unable to identify the victim due to the severity of the burns. His body was transported to the Alabama Dept. of Forensics for identification.