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One dead in Thursday morning crash near Pinson

By Gary Lloyd

PINSON — A 78-year-old man died Thursday morning in a crash just north of Pinson.

At about 7 a.m., deputies were called to investigate a single-car accident in the 1000 block of Bradford-Trafford Road.

A maroon Chevrolet Trailblazer left the road and crashed into a fence, said Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Randy Christian. Deputies arrived to find the male driver dead on the scene.

Initial indications are that the driver suffered a medical emergency that led to the accident, Christian said.

Updates will be provided as they become available.

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