Tallassee man dies in single-vehicle crash

Tallassee man dies in single-vehicle crash

MONTGOMERY CO., AL (WSFA) - A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Tallassee man, according to officials with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Corporal Jess Thornton says Ryan Patrick Masters, 33, was killed when the 1991 Buick Century he was driving left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. Masters, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A preliminary investigation indicates that alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

A passenger, who has not been identified at this time, was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The crash happened on Redland Road near Willow Springs Road, about 3.5 miles east of Wetumpka.

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