Wreck claims life of Opp man

Published 12:52 am Saturday, April 30, 2016

An Opp man died in a single-vehicle wreck early Friday morning.

Robert J. Austin, 68, died when the 2000 Peterbilt tractor-trailer he was driving left the roadway and crashed on U.S. 29 two miles south of Gantt. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate the accident.