JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a county worker.
According to authorities, early Sunday morning a county worker was struck by a vehicle on 15th St. Road near Hueytown. JeffCo Captain David Agee said the worker was on duty for the Jefferson County Roads and Transportation and was removing a tree when he was struck by the vehicle.
The worker was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.
Per the sheriff’s office, the driver remained at the scene and is cooperating.