From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
GRAYSVILLE — A man was killed in a car crash in Graysville on Friday morning.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Cody Bart Lauderdale, 27, of Dora.
The crash occurred on U.S. 78 between mile markers 147 and 148 at 5:20 a.m. News reports said that Lauderdale was traveling westbound in his pickup truck when he crossed the median into oncoming traffic.
The truck went down an embankment, struck a tree and caught fire. Lauderdale was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation by Graysville police.