Troopers investigate after Deatsville man killed in crash

Troopers investigate after Deatsville man killed in crash
The southbound lanes of Interstate 85 near Tuskegee are experiencing major delays after an incident involving a tractor-trailer.

ELMORE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A Deatsville man has died in a two-vehicle crash, according to Alabama State Troopers.

Carl Wade Nelson, 44, was killed around 10 p.m. Wednesday when the 1997 GMC Suburban he was driving left the road and hit an unoccupied SUV.

Nelson died a short time after being taken to Elmore Community Hospital.

The crash occurred on Alabama 111 near the intersection of Lightwood Road, approximately eight miles north of Wetumpka.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

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