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WINFIELD, Ala. — 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 ( ) 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.


  • J.R.F.

    Thats Alcohol for ya? Has anyone ever heard of anyone losing there life in any kind of collision because the drivers were stoned smokin pot? Of course not,because it has never once happened in the history of mankind? People die every day “left and right” while drunk…yet,its still legal? WTF? What the hell kind of logic is that? This country is growing more and more pathetic,day by day….I am so ashamed of this rediculous country?

    • polymorph

      Actually yes, but very few cases. It slows your reaction quite a bit. Most stoners are to lazy to get into a vehicle and drive, including me, lol.

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