A single-vehicle crash at approximately 7:20 p.m. Saturday, March 27, has claimed the life of an Albertville man. Francisco Javier Vazquez Mendoza, 36, was fatally injured when the 2007 Toyota 4Runner he was operating left the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned, the Alabama state troopers said.

Mendoza was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash occurred on Blessing Road near Arley Lacey Road, approximately two miles east of Albertville. Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.

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