Covering Pike County: Fatal crash kills man, brother charged with murder

Pike County, Ala. (WSFA) -- An early Sunday morning crash left one man dead and his brother charged with murder.

Troopers say the crash happened around 5:30 a.m. about four miles south of Troy on Pike County road 5520.  Twenty-year old Luiz Texcahua died.

Investigators say the driver and Luiz's brother, 21-year old Fabian Texcahua, was speeding when he lost control of his SUV.   Luiz was ejected out the passenger side window and was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities also believe alcohol was involved.

Officers have charged Fabian Texcahua with murder.  He is in the Pike County jail on a $50,000.