Belmont man dies in one-vehicle accident

Belmont man dies in one-vehicle accident

BELMONT – A 21-year-old Tishomingo County man is dead after being involved in a one-vehicle accident early Monday near Belmont.

William Lee Rogers of Belmont died at Red Bay, Ala., Hospital about 9:30 a.m.

The accident occurred about 7:40 a.m. on County Road 864 just outside Belmont.

A Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department employee said Rogers was traveling west on the county road when he lost control of the 1990 Mitsubishi car he was driving and ran off the roadway.

Rogers was taken by the Belmont Ambulance Service to Red Bay Hospital where he died about two hours later.

The accident is still under investigation.

Cynthia M. Jeffries

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