According to officials, a single-vehicle crash Saturday, March 22, claimed the life of a Bay Minette man.
Justin Sims, 27, was killed when the 1996 Oldsmobile Ciera he was driving left the roadway and overturned.
The crash occurred at 1:30 a.m. on U.S. 31 at the 12.7 mile marker, approximately five miles south of Bay Minette. Authorities said, Sims was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Authorities said, preliminary investigation indicates that speed and alcohol were factors in the crash. A passenger in the vehicle also was injured. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.