Blount County fatality
Alabama State Troopers are investigating a head-on collision in Blount County Wednesday morning that left an Oneonta man dead and his brother critically injured. The fatality is identified as 62-year-old Billy Joe Harris. Authorities say Harris was a stone mason and a passenger in a truck carrying a load of stone that was being driven by his brother. The truck struck another vehicle on Blount County Road 39. There was no word on any other injuries.