Selma man killed in single vehicle crash in Monroe County

Published 1:43 pm Tuesday, January 3, 2023

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.

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.