JASPER, Ala. (WTVA) - A young man is dead after his vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree Wednesday morning in Walker County.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the single-vehicle crash happened at approximately 6:00 on Alabama Highway 124 west of Jasper.
Senior Trooper Gregory Corble identified the victim as Jacob Cooper, 20, of Townley.
Cooper lost control of his car while driving in weather that limited his visibility, Corble said.
His vehicle traveled down a steep embankment and struck a tree.