Driver killed, passenger injured in crash near Prattville

Driver killed, passenger injured in crash near Prattville
(Source: WAFF)

AUTAUGA COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - A Marbury man is dead after a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning.

According to ALEA Cpl. Jess Thornton, the crash happened at 3:30 a.m. on Autauga County 85, about five miles north of Prattville. Terry Lee Oates, 40, was killed when the 2002 Cadillac Deville he was driving left the roadway and hit a utility pole.

Thornton said Oates, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the Cadillac was injured and taken to a hospital.

Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

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