Atmore woman seriously injured in multi-vehicle crash that claimed a Higginsville, Mo. man July 4

Published 8:39 pm Friday, July 5, 2024

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An Atmore woman suffered serious injuries in a multi-vehicle crash that claimed a Higginsville, Mo. man on July 4 on Highway 31 approximately 6 miles south of Brewton, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Senior Trooper Joshua Thompson said in a release that the crash, which occurred at approximately 4:17 p.m. on Independence Day, occurred when the 2017 Jeep Liberty, which was driven by Shirley A. Moore, 60, of Higginsville, Mo., struck the 2020 Ram 1500, driven by Demetruis L. Preyer, 39, of Pensacola.

“After the initial collision, the Jeep was struck by the 2020 Hyundai Sonata driven by Carolyn A. Albert, 55, of Atmore,” Thompson said. “A passenger of the Jeep, William H. Moore, 69, of Higginsville, Mo., was seriously injured. He was transported to D.W. McMillan in Brewton, where he succumbed to his injuries. Shirley Moore and Albert were transported via helicopter to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. Shirley Moore was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash. Preyer was transported to D.W. McMillan in Brewton.”

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