TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the driver who crashed into another vehicle on I-59 Thursday morning.
Shawn C. Wandry, 50, of Hoover, was driving a pickup truck north on I-59 just before 8 a.m near Trussville. Thursday. Just before a construction zone, Wandry struck the rear of a dumpster truck that was stopped in traffic near the North Chalkville Road exit.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Stay with CBS 42 as this story develops.
ORIGINAL: Authorities are currently on scene investigating a fatal crash on I-59 northbound near Trussville Thursday morning.
According to the Trussville Police Department, officers responded to a crash on I-59 North between exits 141 and 143. Upon arrival, officers confirmed that the crash was fatal.
I-59 has reopened following the crash.