Just after 8:30 AM on the morning of December 4th, a passing motorist notified the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office of a vehicle that was off the roadway, on Shady Grove Road, just north of Porter Road near Maytown. Deputies arrived to find the vehicle that had left the roadway, flipped on its side and struck a tree. The driver of the vehicle was deceased. The driver is currently unidentified. It is uncertain as to when the accident actually occurred.
Detectives with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team are investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident and the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office will attempt to determine the victim’s identity.