From The Tribune staff reports
LEEDS — The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified a man killed during a late Monday morning wreck.
Kenneth Randall Akins, 67, of Jasper died when the white Ford Econoline van he was driving veered from roadway, crossed a ditch, continued up a hill and finally rolled over.
The vehicle came to rest behind the Buc-ee’s convenience store off Interstate 20 around 11:36 a.m. Akins was pronounced dead at 12:36 p.m., and his body was transported via helicopter, according to Leeds Police Chief Jim Atkinson.
Law enforcement is unsure of the cause of the accident and is continuing to investigate.