BLOUNT COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Eli Daniel Curtis, of Oneonta, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday vehicle crash in Blount County.

Curtis 18, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Oneonta early Thursday.


According to reports, Curtis was operating a Toyota Corolla on AL-132 in Oneonta, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exit the roadway around midnight. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.

Curtis was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Family members started a memorial fund to help out with funeral expenses:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Blount County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 57,322. Its county seat is Oneonta. Blount County is a moist county – Wikipedia.