The life of 52-year-old Joe Blas was cut short following the head-on collision Wednesday on Route 4 near the Chaot Bridge in Sinajana. The crash also involved another vehicle whose driver, Eddie Miner Eclavea, 78, also was killed. At GTA, Blas' co-workers paid tribute to their colleague on Friday. Blas had worked at the same telecommunications company for 30 years.