From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BESSEMER — A man was killed and a woman injured in a crash in west Jefferson County on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020.
Jefferson County deputies and paramedics from the Birmingport Fire Department responded to the scene in the 1200 block of Alliance Road, at 12:08 p.m.
The male driver was pronounced dead on the scene and the female passenger was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Investigators believe the vehicle left the roadway, traveled about 160 feet and struck a tree.
“It is possible that the driver may have suffered a medical incident just before leaving the roadway,” the sheriff”s office said in a statement. “This accident is under investigation by the Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team.”
Those involved in the crash have not been identified.