From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — One woman is dead after a head-on collision near the Jefferson-Blount county line, according to Chief Deputy David Agee of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
The crash occurred on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 3:39 p.m., at 9900 Highway 79.
“Jefferson County Deputies, Blount County Deputies and other first responders arrived to find a driver deceased on the scene,” Agee said. “The initial investigation shows that the female driver of a passenger car was traveling south on Highway 79 when she crossed the center line and collided head on with a dump truck.”
On Friday morning, Johnny Long of the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the woman killed in the crash as Stephanie Ann Chaney, 51, of Remlap.
Agee said the accident is under investigation by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Accident Reconstruction Team.