One man is dead after a head-on collision near Piedmont. According to State Troopers, Ryan Paris of Piedmont, died when the SUV he was driving hit a dump truck head-on. The crash occurred on Old Piedmont-Gadsden Highway. Paris was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the dump truck was transported to Gadsden Regional Hospital for his injuries. Troopers are still investigating the cause of the crash.