Body found off roadway near Short Creek Road

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) – A man’s body was found just off a roadway in Jefferson County Wednesday afternoon, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s Office spokesman Randy Christian says deputies were called to Alabama Highway 269 near Short Creek Road just after 2:30 p.m.

The body of an adult male was found by Alabama Department of Transportation workers who were repairing guard rails, Christian says.

It’s unclear at this time the cause of death. WIAT 42 News will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

Copyright 2014 WIAT 42 News

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