Early morning wreck leaves one man dead

An early morning car wreck in Jefferson County has left one man dead. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's department, the accident happened around 3 AM Sunday morning. Deputies responding to the scene on New Mulga Loop Road found a vehicle had run off the road into a tree and caught fire. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The Jefferson County Coroner's office has identified the driver only as a black male. Anyone who may have information in this case is asked to call the coroner's at 205-930-3603.