Vestavia Hills man dies in a single car accident on I-459

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) – A Vestavia Hills man died Friday night in a single-car accident while travelling on I-459 northbound.

Officials at the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office confirm with WIAT 42 News that 46-year-old James David Bortz died after he lost control of his vehicle. Officials tell us the vehicle ran off the roadway and rolled onto its roof.

The accident happened near mile marker 4 around 8:50 p.m. Bortz was pronounced dead at the scene.

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