Man killed in wreck on U.S. Highway 231

Published 3:00 am Tuesday, July 23, 2019

A Dale County man was killed Monday evening when he crossed into the opposite northbound lane of U.S. Highway 231 and collided with a 2016 freighter.

Jerry Wayne Vance Jr., 43, of Ozark, was killed in the crash, which occurred at approximately 5:15 p.m. near the 178 mile-marker about one-half mile north of Brundidge.

The driver of the freighter was transported to Troy Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries and was released.

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A third vehicle, a 2018 Toyota Highlander, received minor property damage only.

Nothing further is available as State Troopers continue to investigate the crash.