At approximately 11:45 PM on Tuesday, November 28th, a passerby notified Jefferson County E911 of a single vehicle traffic accident on Groundhog Road, just past Sealy Ann Mountain Road in West Jefferson County. Deputies were dispatched to the location. Upon arrival they found a 2018 Chevy Silverado had left the roadway and struck multiple trees before coming to a rest. The male driver, who is currently unidentified, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team was called to the scene to conduct the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office will conduct an investigation into the identity of the deceased.