Birmingham — At about 6:20 a.m. Tuesday morning, Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a single car accident in the 5100 block of Fletcher Road in McCalla.
Deputies arrived to find a white Chevrolet truck left the road and struck a tree. The 22-year-old male driver was pronounced dead on the scene.
An adult male passenger was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. There was no one else in the truck.
According to a release, the investigation indicates the truck was traveling west on Fletcher Road when the driver lost control. The truck left the road and struck a tree before coming to rest in a ditch.
The name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of family.