Shortly before 10:00 AM on Wednesday, January 25th, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Highway 79 near McCombs Street in Eastern Jefferson County, on reports of a head-on collision. Upon arrival deputies located a 67-year-old male subject who was deceased at the scene. Witnesses stated that the 2007 Buick Terraza being driven by the deceased subject, was traveling north bound but crossed into the southbound lane striking a 2012 Nissan Frontier. The driver of the Nissan was transported to a local hospital with what was thought to be serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s START team is conducting the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision.