Victim named in Sunday’s traffic crash on US 231 North

Fatal wreck.
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Published: May. 22, 2022 at 7:11 PM CDT
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -

Update from DPD:

On May 22nd, 2022, at approximately 6:05 pm the Dothan Police were dispatched to serious wreck on Montgomery Highway and Barrington Road. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver is a Hispanic Male, Benjamin Flores, 35 years of age.

The vehicle involved was an older model pickup truck. The truck left the roadway and crossed Barrington Road after skidding through the grass and struck a telephone pole. This is an ongoing investigation by the Dothan Police Crash Team.

The Dothan Police Department would like to extend our thoughts and prayers to the Flores family.

Original:

At least one person is dead after a traffic crash on US 231 near Barrington Road.

First responders were dispatched to an accident involving a vehicle upside down in a ditch. The vehicle is wrapped in powerlines.

Several additional vehicles in the roadway are trapped by powerlines.

It’s unclear what caused the crash but it was raining at the time of the accident.

Numerous agencies are assisting with the crash including Dothan and Midland City police, Dothan fire, the Houston County Sheriff’s Office, Dale and Houston EMA, and Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd.

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