An auto accident in Monroe County Friday afternoon leaves an area man dead.
C.L. Webb, 72, of 50802 Wolfe Road died after the accident took place at 1:07 p.m., according to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley.
The wreck took place at Wolfe Road near Gattman in Monroe County, 2 1/2 miles south of Highway 278. It happened 1/4 mile north of the deceased’s residence.
Webb was going south on Wolfe Road when he ran off roadway and struck a tree, according to Gurley. A neighbor saw him pass her house and then heard the wreck. There were no other vehicles involved. Webb was pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic.
Gurley said Webb had some recent medical problems that may have cause him to wreck, but he is ruling Webb died from a head injury received in the accident.
Webb was driving a 1999 Toyota Tacoma pickup. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office also investigated the accident.
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