An early morning car crash at 7:30 on Tuesday morning claimed the life of a Florence man on Lauderdale County Road 14.
Jerry Wayne Jones was pronounced dead at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital after the 7:30 a.m. crash, a state trooper spokesman said. Jones was driving a 1978 GMC pickup on Lauderdale County Road 14 when the accident happened. The truck was in a curve about five miles west of Florence when it left the road and struck a home. No other injuries were reported, said Cpl. Jeremy Baker, an Alabama Law Enforcement Agency spokesman.
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