At approximately 1:00 AM on Monday, August 24, 2020, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies received a call to investigate a single vehicle traffic accident that occurred on Lock 17 Road near Hurst Road.
Once on the scene, deputies found a 2012 Nissan Altima had left the roadway and struck a tree. A 31 year old male was pronounced dead at the scene. A 30 year old female was transported to UAB for treatment of her injuries.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s START Team is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.