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ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) — One person was killed in a crash before 9 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 72.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) identified the man as Rey Lagunas-Quintana Jr., 21, of Athens.

Tony Kirk, Chief of the East Limestone Fire Department, confirmed the crash involved just one vehicle. He says the driver was heading Westbound and crashed at Mooresville Road.

Kirk confirmed the male driver was pronounced dead.

Authorities said the vehicle crossed the median and the Eastbound lanes before landing in the ditch on the Eastbound side.

ALEA continues to investigate the crash.