Motorcyclist Dies in Interstate Wreck in Tuscaloosa Sunday
A Lamar County man died in Tuscaloosa Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 20/59, Alabama State Troopers have confirmed.
Reginal King, a spokesman for the Troopers in West Alabama, said the victim was Jody B. Jonson, who was from Millport, Alabama.
Jonson was reportedly riding his Yamaha XC 125 motorcycle on I-20/59 near mile marker 75 in the Tuscaloosa city limits when he was struck by a Ford Edge being driven by a Coker woman. The wreck took place around 9 p.m. Sunday.
King said Jonson was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Johnson was 53 years old.
Nothing further was available Monday night as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.