Jeffrey Morris Brasher, 50, and Austin Blaine Brasher, 22, were killed in a collision with each other
Alabama state troopers said alcohol is a factor in the fatal car crash
The father’s Ford pickup collided with his son’s Chevrolet in Bankston, Fayette County, Alabama
A father and son were both killed after an early Saturday morning auto crash in Alabama.
State troopers say alcohol is a factor in the head-on collision that killed two male members of the Brasher family in Fayette County, Alabama. Both men lived in Bankston, about 67 miles west of Birmingham.
Troopers say the crash occurred around 4.10 am on 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.
Father and son [seen in photo], slammed into each other in a fatal auto crash, early Saturday in Alabama. Neither man was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to police
Jeffrey Morris Brasher, 50, and Austin Blaine Brasher, 22, were killed in a head-on car collision with each other early Saturday morning. Neither man was wearing a seatbelt, Al.com reported.
Jeffrey Brasher was pronounced dead at the scene. Austin Brasher was transported to UAB Hospital in Birmingham where he died at 9.18am. Investigations into the probable cause of the fatal crash is ongoing.
One family member, Jennifer Brasher, took to Facebook to express her distress at the death’s of Jeffrey and Austin. Posting a link to her timeline, she asked ‘Can this all be just a dream?’.
Jeffrey Brasher’s pickup crashed into his son’s sedan along Fayette County 49, one mile west of Winfield. Both Brashers died in the aftermath of the collision
And in another emotional post, Brasher called them both ‘her guardian angels now’ and said that she ‘misses them so much already’.
Another family member, Pam Brasher, said she was devastated to lose them in such a tragic accident.
‘Our hearts are broken while our faith remains in Him. There are no words to describe the heartbreaking loss of losing both Jeff Brasher and Austin Brasher. There is peace in knowing they are together but our hearts are heavy knowing that they are now longer here with us. ‘