Man succombs to injuries following one-car accident on Shanks Road, Alabama Submitted by Howard Owens on August 21, 2012 -7:33am The Sheriff's Office is investigating a Monday evening accident in the Town of Alabama that claimed the life of a 64-year-old resident of Akron. Stanley J. Myka, of Bloomingdale Road, was pronounced dead at UMMC after the 2008 PT Cruiser he was driving left the roadway on Shanks Road and struck a utility poll. No cause for the accident has been determined. The accident was reported at at 7:16 p.m. Myka, who reportedly suffered head and internal injuries, was the sole occupant of the vehicle.
The investigation is being conducted by Deputy Patrick Reeves and Deputy Kevin McCarthy. Assisting at the scene were the Alabama Volunteer Fire Department, Indian Falls Volunteer Fire Department, Pembroke Volunteer Fire Department, Mercy EMS and Mercy Flight.
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