Monday wreck claims two lives



A head-on collision Monday evening on Ala 75 resulted in the deaths of two men. The accident occurred approximately two miles south of Oneonta at Allgood near mile marker 23.

Robert Eugene Marsh, 52, of Oneonta, was driving a 2000 Ford Mustang that crossed the median and collided with a 2006 Chrysler van driven by Nelson Dehaven Byess, 68, of Gallant, around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene by Blount County Coroner John Mark Vaughn.

Alabama State Troopers are investigating the accident.