ST. CLAIR COUNTY – A Gadsden man died from injuries he received when his tractor trailer truck ran off the road and struck some trees Friday night.

St. Clair County Coroner Dennis Russell said a call came into Central Dispatch at 9:53 p.m. The tractor trailer rig left U.S. Highway 231 near Ashville and struck some trees, he said.

David Walker, 61, was taken to St. Vincent’s St. Clair Hospital, where he died of head trauma in the emergency room at 11:01 p.m., Russell said.

Alabama State Troopers worked the accident, according to Russell.