Lanett man killed in traffic crash on Highway 50

Published 3:07 pm Thursday, July 4, 2019

A Lanett man was killed Wednesday evening in a single-car traffic crash on Highway 50, according to a news release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Tracy David Payne, 28, was killed at about 7:40 p.m. when the 2018 Toyota Camry he was driving left the roadway and hit a tree before overturning. He was pronounced dead at the scene, ALEA said in the news release.

The crash occurred near the 147-mile marker, about four miles east of Lanett. ALEA troopers had no other information to release Thursday and said they are continuing to investigate.

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