Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other
Feb. 19, 2017
WINFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama.
Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed 50-year-old Jeffrey Morris Brasher and 22-year-old Austin Blaine Brasher. They both lived in Bankston, about 67 miles west of Birmingham.
Troopers say the crash occurred around 4:10 a.m. Saturday on Fayette County 49, one mile west of Winfield, when the 2006 Ford pickup the elder Brasher was driving collided with his son's 2004 Chevrolet pickup.
Al. com (http://bit.ly/2luJyKp ) reports neither man was wearing a seatbelt.
Jeffrey Brasher was pronounced dead at the scene. Austin Brasher was transported to UAB Hospital in Birmingham where he died at 9:18 a.m.
Troopers continue to investigate the cause of the crash.