JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — John Eric Wright, of Fultondale, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Monday afternoon vehicle crash in Jefferson County.

Wright, 41, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Fultondale Monday afternoon.


According to reports, Wright was operating a Chevrolet Corvette on Carson Road near Indian Valley Road in Fultondale, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 1 p.m. Monday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with a GMC SUV.

The SUV driver and a child passenger were transported to area hospitals with unknown injuries.

Wright was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Jefferson County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Alabama, located in the central portion of the state. As of the 2010 census, its population was 658,466. Its county seat is Birmingham, the most populous city in the state – Wikipedia.