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Deadly car accident in Montgomery

Montgomery police have released the name of a man killed in an early morning accident.

Authorities report around 12:25 a.m. Friday, May 26, 2023 officials responded to the West South Boulevard in reference to a single-vehicle accident where they located 25-year-old Jairo Lopez.

Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police continue to investigate the crash.

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