An Oxford man died in a single-vehicle crash in Cleburne County early Tuesday morning, according to a Tuesday news release from Alabama State Troopers.

The release said Terry Lloyd Pate, 37, was driving a 2008 Dodge Ram pickup on County Road 11 at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday when the truck left the road and struck a tree.

The crash happened 10 miles southwest of Heflin, according to the release, and Pate was pronounced dead on the scene.

The release said troopers were continuing to investigate.

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