Clanton man killed in wreck near Thorsby

Published 11:26 am Monday, July 8, 2013

A Clanton man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday night near Thorsby.

Jorge Chaves, 20, was killed when the 2007 Nissan Maxima he was driving left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned, according to an Alabama State Troopers press release.

The wreck occurred at 9:35 p.m. Sunday on Chilton County Road 37, about three miles northeast of Thorsby.

Chaves was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, according to the release.

No more information was released. State Troopers continue to investigate the wreck.