From The Tribune staff reports
LEEDS — The Irondale Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that happened on Friday, June 4, 2021, on U.S. Highway 78.
James Tyra Harris, Jr., 53, of Leeds, was pronounced dead on the scene in the 5500 block of US Highway 78 East.
Jefferson County Coroner Bill Yates said Harris was driving a silver Audi. For an unknown reason, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. It is unclear what time the wreck occurred but Yates said Harris was pronounced dead at 6:22 p.m.
No one else was in the vehicle.