Atmore woman dies in crash on Bell Fork Road Oct. 27

Published 9:36 am Friday, October 28, 2022

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An Atmore woman died in a single-vehicle crash Oct. 27 on Bell Fork Road, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Senior Trooper Kendra R. McKinney said in a release that Patricia Allen Helton, 57, was fatally injured when the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado she was driving left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned.

According to ALEA officials, Helton was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, and was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene.

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McKinney said the crash occurred on Bell Fork Road, approximately 8 miles northeast of Atmore.

Nothing further is available as troopers with ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.