From The Tribune staff reports
UPDATE: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 54-year-old Timothy Verl Richhart. The circumstances surrounding the wreck are still being investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
PINSON — The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office is working to notify the family of a man killed in a crash in unincorporated east Jefferson County on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021.
The man was the driver of a truck that left the roadway for unknown reasons in the 6600 block of Bud Holmes Road in Pinson. Authorities say the accident happened around 3:55 p.m. The truck came to a rest in a ditch alongside the road.
The driver was taken to St. Vincent’s East Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 5:06 p.m. Coroner Bill Yates said the man is from Odenville.