Covington County man dies from crash injuries

Published 2:31 pm Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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A vehicle crash has claimed the life of Covington County man.

James Lanier, 64, of Opp was killed in the two-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 1:20 p.m.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Lanier was driving eastbound on AL 134 in a 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander when he crossed over into the westbound lane and stuck a 2003 Ford Taurus head on. Lanier was transferred to Baptist South in Montgomery. The crash happened occurred near the 18-mile marker, approximately 5 miles east of Enterprise city limits. Nothing further is available as Troopers with ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.

ALEA was notified by Baptist South on Nov. 26 that Lanier had succumbed to his injuries.