A Jasper, Ga. man was injured and airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center following an early morning wreck in Cedar Bluff Thursday.

The wreck occurred around 4:40 a.m. on Alabama Highway 9 near James Ray Auto Sales.

Injured, according to reports, was Norman Kirk, 80, who was driving a 2009 Chevrolet. He apparently lost control of his vehicle and overturned. Emergency response personnel extricated Kirk from the vehicle.

A landing zone for the helicopter was set up at the Cedar Bluff High School Football Field, where he was transported by ambulance and was later transporter to Erlanger, reports said.