JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Joseph Matthew Poe, of Jasper, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday fatal vehicle crash in Jefferson County.

“Matt” Poe, 41, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Birmingham Tuesday afternoon.


According to reports, Poe was operating a Toyota 4Runner on Interstate 59/20 near Ensley Ave, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicle then came into contact with a concrete barrier and rolled over multiple times.

Poe was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Poe:

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.