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Two-vehicle crash in Priceville leaves one dead 

Special to the Enquirer  

A two-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Somerville man. 

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Junior R. Melson, 75, was fatally injured at Nov. 14 when the 1997 Ford Ranger pickup he was driving collided head on with a 2021 Jeep Compass driven by Shreei Sears, 39, of Decatur.  

Melson was not using a seat belt and was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The crash took place about 7 a.m. on East Upper River Road, approximately four miles east of Priceville in Morgan County. 

Nothing further is available as state troopers continue to investigate. 

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