From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Pell City man on Thursday, Nov. 2.
Jacob S. Hawkins, 27, was killed when the 2004 Chevrolet Malibu he was driving left the roadway on Florida Road, less than one mile north of Pell City. Hawkins struck a culvert and then a tree, before catching fire at around 2:27 p.m.
Hawkins was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.
Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.