Atmore man dies in early-morning crash April 19

Published 6:39 pm Friday, April 19, 2024

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An Atmore man died in a single-vehicle crash early this morning on Highway 31 in Baldwin County, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Senior Trooper Kendra R. McKinney said in a release that the crash occurred at approximately 6:31 a.m. today, adding that Derrel D. Williams, 34, was fatally injured when the 2010 Mercury Milan he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.

Williams was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, was ejected and was pronounced deceased at the scene,” McKinney said.

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McKinney said the crash occurred on Highway 31 near the 34 mile marker, approximately 7 miles south of the Atmore city limits, in Baldwin County.

Nothing further is available as troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.