Newton Fatal Accident

A traffic accident claims the life of a Dale County man.

Bobby Allen Norris, Sr. of Ozark was driving a dark red Chevy Blazer on Highway 231 North when he apparently lost control of the vehicle.

The wreck happened shortly after noon Monday.

Police say the SUV ran off the left side of the road into the median.

Investigators say Norris tried to correct and lost control, flipped twice and landed upside down about 60-feet from the highway.

Norris was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation by the Newton Police Department.