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Greenville Man Dies in Lowndes County Crash

A single-vehicle crash at 12:20 a.m. today, March 26, has claimed the life of a Greenville man. Marcus Darrel Bullock, 33, was killed when the 2015 Nissan Altima he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Bullock was not using his seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama Highway 185 near…

Falling Tree Cuts Selma Man’s Mobile Home in Two

Man Escapes Unharmed after Nearly Crushed by Falling Tree

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Selma man says he’s counting his blessings after a tree falls on his trailer and he narrowly escapes with his life. Jimbo Jefferson says he’s glad to be alive after a tree in his back yard was up-rooted by strong winds Thursday morning and pushed onto his mobile home. “The tree flattened a couch…

Grand Jury to Hear Case of Tree Fire at Toomer’s Corner

Grand jurors will consider additional charges against a man arrested following a fire that an expert says probably killed one of the new oak trees at Toomer’s Corner in Auburn. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that a judge decided to send the case against 29-year-old Jochen Wiest to a grand jury following a hearing Wednesday. Wiest was arrested after flames engulfed…

Police Identify Body Found Hanging in Wooded Area

Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found hanging from a tree in Union Springs over the weekend. Union Springs Police say the body of 35-year old Sergio Diaz was found hanging from a deer stand in a wooded area within the city limits. The Union Springs Herald says Diaz’s body was found Sunday on a property…