From Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — A head-on collision in Jefferson County killed one man and sent a woman to the hospital with critical injuries on Saturday night.
“It appears that one of the vehicles crossed over the center line, striking the other head-on,” Lt. Joni Money of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said. “Two people were transported to local hospitals from the scene. One of those victims, a 29-year-old male, was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The other, a 51-year-old female, is listed in critical condition.”
A third adult male occupant involved in the crash was not transported by medical personnel.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team was called to the scene and is currently conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.