Man dies after hitting a tree with his truck

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - One man died after running his truck off the road into a tree.  It happened Thursday night at South Shawdee Road and Green Mountain Road in Huntsville.

Police have identified the victim as 28-year-old Jonathan Evett of Owens Cross Roads.  Police say his truck ran off the road and hit a tree.

Evett was pronounced dead at the scene.  Officers say speed was a factor, and he was not wearing his seatbelt. Toxicology results are pending.

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