Monroeville Man dies following Single Vehicle Crash Thursday

MONROEVILLE, AL (WKRG)- A single-vehicle crash Thursday has claimed the life of a Monroeville man and injured another.

The crash occurred at 4:30 p.m. on Monroe Station Road one half-mile east of the Monroeville city limits.

23-year-old Javares Deanthony Gebrehiwet, was killed when the 2008 Dodge Ram in which he was a passenger left the roadway and struck a utility pole.

Another passenger in the vehicle, Jermaine L. Nettles, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The driver 24-year-old Anthony Devon Yates of Monroeville, was not injured.

Gebrehiwet, who was not using a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

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