A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 1:40 a.m. Friday Nov. 25, has claimed the life of a Valley Grande man. Rickey T. Smith, 26, was critically injured when the 2018 Ford Mustang he was driving overturned and left the roadway. Smith, who was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, was ejected and transported to an area hospital for treatment. On Sunday, Nov. 27, Smith succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at Baptist South Hospital in Montgomery. The crash occurred on Alabama 22 near the 3 mile marker, approximately two miles east of Safford, in Dallas County. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.