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WASHINGTON COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Odester Leggett of Jackson, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday morning single-vehicle ejection crash near Wagarville.
Leggett, 45, died after in a single-vehicle crash around 12:30 a.m. Saturday on US-43, according to the Alabama Highway Patrol.
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Authorities say, Leggett was traveling as a passenger in an Acura MDX operated by 52-year-old Raymond James Green, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then make contact with a guardrail and overturned before coming to a rest.
Leggett, who was ejected from the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Green sustained severe injuries and was transported an area hospital, according to MyNBC.
ALEA troopers are still investigating.
Geo quick facts: Washington County is a county on the southwest border of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,581. The county seat is Chatom. The county was named in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States. It is a dry county, with the exception of Chatom – Wikipedia.