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Columbus man killed in Lee County crash Saturday afternoon

One man was killed and one woman was injured in a crash in Lee County Saturday afternoon.

The two-vehicle crash occurred on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at approximately 5:37 PM at 179 Lee Road in the 11000 block.

Carlton Horace Davis, 65, of Columbus, was fatally injured when the 2020 Kia Sportage he was driving collided head-on with the 2005 Jaguar X-Type driven by a 64-year-old Phenix City woman.

“Davis was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene,” the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said. The woman was transported to a local area hospital for medical treatment.

Troopers from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.