Union Springs man dies in Saco

Published 10:21 pm Monday, August 10, 2009

A Union Springs man was fatally injured in a one vehicle accident on Alabama Highway 223 about one mile south of Saco around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9.

State Trooper Kevin Cook said Louis Scorpio McCullum, 27, was apparently traveling north at a high rate of speed when his 1998 Lincoln Towncar left the road in a curve and struck a tree.

“Seatbelts were available in the vehicle but were not in use at the time of the accident,” Cook said. “The airbag deployed.”

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Cook said the accident remains under investigation.

“However, alcohol does not apprear to be a factor,’ he said. “Speed contributed to the cause of the crash.”