JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman was found dead inside a vehicle on I-22.

Capt. David Agee tells us deputies responded to a report of a vehicle off the roadway near exit 89 on Sunday around 2:30 p.m. They checked the vehicle and found an unresponsive Hispanic woman inside.  

Paramedics checked the woman and confirmed that she was deceased.  

The body was taken to the Jefferson County coroner’s office to determine the cause of death. 

The woman’s identity has not been released at this time.