Alabama investigators claim that alcohol played a considerable role in a horrific head-on collision that killed a father and son that were driving separate vehicles early Saturday.
According to AL.com, Jeffrey Morris Brasher, 50, and Austin Blaine Brasher, 22, were both killed in a crash that occurred shortly after 4 a.m. on Saturday.
Both men were returning to their home in Bankston in their respective vehicles.
Neither was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, reports WVTM.
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The crash happened along Fayette County 49, one mile west of Winfield. That’s where the father’s 2006 Ford pickup collided with his son’s 2004 Chevrolet pickup, according to Fox6.
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Jeffrey Brasher was pronounced dead at the scene.
Austin Brasher was transported to a nearby hospital but died less than five hours later
The crash remains under investigation by Alabama state troopers.
Efforts to reach the Brashers’ relatives were unsuccessful Sunday.