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Car Crash in Gadsden Co. Claims the Life of An Alabama Man

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Posted at 7:36 AM, Sep 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-10 03:43:01-04

GADSDEN CO. (WTXL)--A car crash in Gadsden County has claimed the life of an Alabama man. 

It happened Wednesday evening on Interstate 10 around 5:00 p.m.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol Larry Benton Reeves was traveling west on Interstate 10 when his left tire blew out. The 55 year-old's car left the roadway and crashed into several trees all before catching fire. 

Reeves was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The area near the crash site was blocked off late Wednesday evening until Thursday morning around 7:00 a.m as crews investigated.