1 dead in Saturday Shelby County wreck
A single-vehicle crash early Saturday in Shelby County has claimed the life of a man from Riverside.
The crash happened on Interstate 65 near the 237-mile marker, about 1 mil south of Alabaster in Shelby County.
Zachary R. Melton, 26, was fatally injured when the motorcycle he was driving ran off the road and struck a guardrail. Melton was thrown from the motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene.
Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division are investigating the cause of the crash.