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LaFayette man killed in weekend accident

LaFAYETTE — The Alabama Highway Patrol is reporting that a LaFayette man was killed following a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning.

Corporal Jess Thornton of the Alex City Highway Patrol Post reported that at 2:10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, William Jason Hill, 38, of LaFayette, was killed when his 2003 Ford F-150 left the roadway, striking a tree and catching fire. The crash occurred on U.S. 431 near the 157 mile marker, approximately one mile south of LaFayette.

Hill was pronounced dead at the scene.

This case is still under investigation.