One Killed in Single Vehicle Crash Saturday

An Oakman man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday evening in Interstate 22 in northern Jefferson County.

The wreck happened at 5:44pm on I-22 in Forestdale.  The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, said 47-year-old Joey Johnson was the driver and lone occupant of a vehicle traveling westbound.   For unknown reasons – his vehicle crossed the center grass median, and also the eastbound lanes – before striking an embankment on the side of the interstate.  Johnson was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:51pm

The crash remains under investigation by Alabama State Troopers.

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