Man dead following single-vehicle crash in Clay identified

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the Pinson man who was killed in a single-vehicle crash over the weekend.

20-year-old Noah Blake Howard was killed when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and struck a utility pole, which caused Howard to be ejected from the vehicle.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Stay with CBS 42 as this is a developing story.

ORIGINAL: The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash in Clay that left a man dead early Sunday morning.

According to JCSO, deputies were dispatched around 2:20 a.m. to the 7500 block of Old Springville Road to investigate a single-vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers found that the driver had been ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

JCSO says that the crash also caused downed power lines and a gas leak in the area. Utility companies are currently working to repair the damage.

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