Man killed in early morning crash in Sumter County
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. —
A 48-year-old man died in an early morning crash in Sumter County Monday.
Around 1 a.m., Willie James Harper was killed when the car he was driving left the roadway, struck multiple trees and overturned. The crash happened on County Road 85, about a mile north of Gainesville.
Troopers says alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the crash.