Brookwood man killed in Tuscaloosa Co. crash

William R. Smith Jr. has been identified as the victim.
William R. Smith Jr. has been identified as the victim.(Storyblocks)
Published: May. 7, 2023 at 10:43 AM CDT
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TUCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - A man from Brookwood was killed Saturday, May 6 in a single-vehicle crash in Tuscaloosa County.

Authorities have identified the victim as William R. Smith Jr. He was 58. Smith was killed when the Kia he was a passenger in left the road and hit a tree. Authorities say he was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the Kia left the scene of the crash before Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division’s arrival, according to a news release.

The crash happened on Maxwell Loop Road approximately five miles south of Tuscaloosa City limits, in Tuscaloosa County.

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