Selma man killed in single vehicle crash in Monroe County

Published 1:43 pm Tuesday, January 3, 2023

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A Selma man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on December 26 in Monroe County.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports that  Matthew C. Hamm, 29, got critically injured when the 2002 Ford Expedition, in which he was a passenger, left the roadway, struck a culvert, and overturned.

Neither Hamm, nor the driver of the Expedition, Corey D. Day, 30, also of Selma, were wearing seat belts.

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Both Hamm and Day were ejected and transported to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. Hamm later succumbed to injuries and was pronounced deceased on Dec. 28. A 4-year-old passenger was also injured and transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.

The crash occurred on Alabama 21 near the 67-mile marker around 2:30 p.m., approximately seven miles north of Beatrice, in Monroe County.

No further details are available as Troopers with ALEA’s continue to investigate the accident.