Fatal Accident Claims Local Doctor's Life

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - A well-known Dothan physician was killed in a weekend traffic accident.

Police said 41-year-old Steve Sherrer died when a vintage 1929 Ford Coup he was driving crashed into a utility pole on Fortner Street.

The wreck occurred around midnight Saturday.

Police said Sherrer was traveling at low speeds when he crashed and was thrown head-first into the windshield. The vintage vehicle was not equipped with seat belts.

The Enterprise native was a graduate of the University of South Alabama Medical Center. Sheerer had practiced medicine in Dothan
for more than 12 years.

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