A single vehicle car wreck claimed the life of a Jacksonville man. Robert Howard was driving a 1996 Dodge Ram truck when it left the roadway on highway 77 and overturned. The accident occurred 10 miles south of Ohatchee. Howard was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 16 year-old male was also in the car with Howard. The teenager was airlifted to UAB hospital for his injuries. State Troopers are still investigating the cause of the accident.