A Goodwater man was killed in a single-vehicle crash late Friday night on Alabama Highway 9, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Avery Phillips, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene after the 2003 Nissan Sentra he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree about 11 p.m., according to ALEA Cpl. Jess Thornton, who said Phillips was not wearing a seat belt.

The crash occurred on Highway 9 near the 165-mile marker, approximately 5 miles north of Goodwater, Thornton said. Alabama State Troopers are continuing to investigate the crash.