Crash claims McKenzie man’s life

Published 3:38 pm Monday, July 9, 2012

A 34-year-old McKenzie man has died from injuries suffered in a three-vehicle accident that occurred June 29.

Antonio “Tony” Presley of McKenzie was ejected from his vehicle following a collision on Ala. Hwy. 55 near Red Level.

Presley died from his injuries Tuesday night while at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla.

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According to Covington County Sheriff Dennis Meeks, Presley was traveling southbound in a 1991 Chevy when the vehicle crossed the center line and sideswiped two vehicles headed back from a Florida beach trip.

“From what it appeared from the looks of the road, Mr. Presley crossed into their lane, sideswiped the vehicles and then flipped several times,” Meeks said.