At approximately 10:53 AM today, deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office were called to the 2400 block of Morris Majestic Road near Morris, to investigate a single vehicle automobile accident. It appears that a 2023 Dodge Durango crossed the railroad tracks and left the roadway, striking a tree.
A female driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office will attempt to make positive identification of the victim. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.