HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was killed in a I-459 crash on Saturday.
Cortland Richard Dusseau, 73, Maylene, was killed after his vehicle left the roadway and struck a fence near I-459 North on Saturday.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
ORIGINAL: A man is dead following a fatal traffic accident that happened on I-459 North near the Galleria Flyover midday Saturday.
According to the Hoover Police Department, they received a call at 12:15 p.m. that a vehicle was seen in the wood line of that location.
Officers arrived and discovered that a silver sedan was traveling north on I-459 when it attempted to exit the interstate on Montgomery Highway. When it made the exit, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a fence. The driver, an adult white male, was found dead in the vehicle.
Hoover traffic officers are investigating the crash to determine the cause.