Wednesday crash claims the life of Minter man

Published 12:11 pm Thursday, June 29, 2017

By Fred Guarino

The Lowndes Signal

A single-vehicle crash on Alabama Highway 21 at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, claimed the life of a Minter man Wednesday night, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA).

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Jesse Thornton of ALEA) said, “Barnaby Ian Abner, 37, was killed when the 2002 Pontiac Bonneville in which he was a passenger left the roadway and struck a bridge column.”

He said, Abner, who was not using a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.” And Thornton said, “The driver of the Pontiac was injured and transported to Baptist South Medical Center, in Montgomery.”

According to Thornton, the crash occurred on Alabama 21 near the 107 mile marker, approximately four miles north of Waller Road.

Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.