Honaker High School standout athlete killed in work accident


A Honaker High School student has died from a work accident which occurred at Blue Ridge Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Russell County.

Brandon Looney was an All-State baseball player who was 18 years old and a rising senior at Honaker High School.

According to Honaker Funeral Home, he had obtained an auto mechanic's certificate and was pursing a dream of becoming a mechanic and owning his own shop.

His funeral is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at Rosedale Baptist Church.