2 vehicle accident leaves 1 dead on Chalkville Mountain Road


Jefferson County Deputies responded to a report of a traffic accident with injuries just after midnight near the intersection of Chalkville Mountain Road and JR Drive in Grayson Valley.When deputies arrived, they found a two vehicle accident involving a small car and a pickup truck.The driver of a 2006 Hyundai, 23 year old Jeffery Tyler Harris of Trussville, was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the other vehicle, a 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche, suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated and released from a local hospital.The investigation revealed that the Hyundai crossed the center line and collided head on with the Avalanche.