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27-year-old man killed in west Jefferson County crash identified

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports

BESSEMER — The victim of a fatal tw0-vehicle wreck in Bessemer has been identified by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

The victim was identified as Corey Myron Chapman, 27. Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates said that it has not yet been determined where he was from. The wreck happened at 11:10 a.m. on Monday and Chapman was pronounced dead at 11:22 a.m.

The accident occurred at the 200 block of Eastern Valley Road near Elrie Blvd in Bessemer. Chapman was traveling on a two-lane road when his car crossed the center line and struck another car head on. It is not yet known why he crossed the center line.

The crash also resulted in the occupant of another vehicle being taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the incident.

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