Man found dead 2 days after Coffee County crash

Updated: Jun. 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT
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COFFEE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials say a single-vehicle crash in Coffee County claimed the life of a Jack County man Sunday.

Henry Lewis Eason, 31, was killed when the car he was driving left the roadway, drove through a fence and struck a tree, according to State Trooper Kevin Cook.

Eason was found Tuesday night inside his car where the crash occurred on Coffee County 114, according to Cook. His car was spotted by a passing motorist who called it in.

ALEA officials are investigating the crash.

According to a tweet from ALEA, as of Tuesday, Troopers have investigated 274 traffic fatalities so far in 2017, 21 more than this time last year.

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