MONTGOMERY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Roy Lee Mason, of Pine Hill, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash near the Capitol city.

Mason, 61, died following a single-vehicle crash near Montgomery on Monday afternoon.


According to officials, Mason was operating a Toyota Corolla on U.S. 231 near Montgomery, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 1 p.m. Monday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.

Mason, who was was not wearing a seatbelt, and was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Montgomery is the capital city of Alabama. The black granite Civil Rights Memorial and adjacent exhibition center commemorate the Civil Rights Movement. Martin Luther King, Jr. preached at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, a hub for the Montgomery bus boycott. Close by is the domed, 1850s Alabama State Capitol. East of downtown, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts displays porcelain and American and African art – wikipedia.