From The Tribune staff reports
FAIRFIELD — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is investigating a fatal crash that happened in Fairfield on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020.
Deontez Jahrad Sanders, 20, of Birmingham, was killed when the vehicle he was a passenger in crashed in the sound bound lane of Interstate 59.20, near the Loyd Nolan exit.
Jefferson County Coroner Bill Yates said the vehicle left the roadway and came to rest behind a business in the 4100 block of Commerce Avenue.
Sanders was pronounced dead on the scene. The cause and circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation.