Fatal accident in Elmore County

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Wetumpka, AL (WSFA) - Alabama State Troopers are investigating an early morning fatal accident in Elmore County.

The single-vehicle crash left 37-year-old Kenneth Tyrone Roberson, from Talladega, dead.

Roberson was killed when the 1997 Chevy Lumina he was driving left the roadway and struck a utility pole.

The crash happened on U.S. 231, south bound, at the 176 mile marker in Elmore County.

Roberson was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

Elmore County Coroner Tim Ellison pronounced him dead at the scene.

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