Perdido man dies after train hits vehicle Sunday night

Published 10:50 am Monday, February 6, 2023

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A Perdido man died as a result of a vehicle being struck by a train, according to the Atmore Police Department.

Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said in a release that at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 5, APD officers responded to the railroad crossing at the intersection of Martin Luther King and East Nashville Avenue in reference to a vehicle being struck by a train.

McMann said officers discovered a SUV (Honda Pilot) with severe damage approximately 120-feet from point of impact.

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“The driver, and only occupant of the vehicle, Koby Wooten, 19, of Perdido, was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

McMann said the incident is under investigation.