Eclectic man dies in Vestavia Hills accidentPublished 9:23am Thursday, June 5, 2014
An Eclectic man died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 459 South near Vestavia Hills.
William Gates, 56, died around noon after the Dodge Ram pickup, which he was driving, left the road and struck a tree.
The accident occurred about a mile south of Vestavia Hills. The cause of the accident is still unknown at this time and is under investigation by Alabama State Troopers.