At approximately 5:30 AM on Friday, November 27, 2020, Jefferson County Deputies were called to the 7700 block of Barbara Drive in McCalla on reports of a vehicle submerged in a body of water. Once on scene, rescue crews entered the water to locate the driver. Once the victim was located, life saving efforts were attempted but unsuccessful. The victim was a 57 year old male from McCalla.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s START team is investigating the cause of the accident.