Sumter County man, 61, killed after SUV overturns on Alabama 17

{}SUMTER COUNTY, Alabama -- A Gainesville man died in a single-vehicle accident Friday afternoon, Alabama State Troopers said.

Charlie Harris, 61, was killed just before 1 p.m. when the Jeep Cherokee he was driving on Alabama 17 left the road and overturned. The crash happened at mile marker 169, just three miles north of Grier, Sgt. Steve Jarrett said in a release.

Harris wasn't wearing a seat belt.

An investigation into what caused the accident remains ongoing.

Earlier in the day, a Hayden man died in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 65 South just north of Birmingham. Click here to read more.

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