Authorities recover body of Sumter man following Dec. 27 crash

The body of an Emelle man killed in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday, Dec. 27, was recovered Saturday, Jan. 6. William Anthony Scott, 61, was killed when the 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe he was driving left the roadway, struck several trees and entered a pond.

The crash occurred at 4:05 a.m. on Alabama 39 near the 12 mile marker, approximately one mile north of the Sumter County line. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.