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MPD Investigate Fatal Crash on Montgomery Man

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a single-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a Montgomery man. Bobby L. Jones, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene when the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu he was operating left the roadway and crashed. The crash occurred about 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, near the intersection of Northern Boulevard and North Belt Drive. MPD accident investigators are working…

Altercation Between Inmates Leaves One Dead

The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating a fatal stabbing of an inmate that occurred at the Elmore Correctional Facility on Tuesday.  The stabbing happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. during an altercation between two inmates. Prison officials report that Davieon Cotez Williams, 24, received multiple stabbed wounds in the altercation. Responding officers transported Williams to the facility’s infirmary and was…

Two-Vehicle Crash Claims Life of Montgomery Woman

A two-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Montgomery woman. Felicia Rose Landrum, 52, was killed when the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta she was driving collided head-on with a 2003 Oshkosh concrete truck. She was pronounced dead a short time later at Baptist Medical Center South. A child passenger in the Jetta was injured and transported to a local hospital. The crash occurred…

Inmate Fatally Struck by Vehicle While Working Roadside

Authorities say an Alabama Department of Corrections inmate has died after being hit by a vehicle while working along a roadside near Troy. State troopers say 34-year-old Steven Edward Martin of Warrior was killed Monday afternoon when he was struck by a pickup truck on U.S. Highway 231 in Pike County, around five miles south of Troy. Pike County Coroner…

Crash in Butler Co. Claims Life of Ozark Man

A single-vehicle crash at 11:36 a.m. today, July 5,  has claimed the life of an Ozark man. Dwayne Eddie Downie, 47, was killed when the 2007 International tractor trailer he was driving left the roadway and overturned. Downie was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 10 six miles east of Greenville . Nothing further is available as…

North Alabama Teen Dies After Falling While Trying to Hang Tree Swing

Authorities say an Alabama girl died a day after she fell while trying to hang a swing in a tree. Blount County Sheriff’s Office Operations Commander Tim Kent told local news media 13-year-old Alexsis Payne fell Friday evening. Kent says when she fell, the swing rope was looped around her and tightened around her abdomen, injuring her. Kent says Payne’s…

4th of July Crash Claims Life of Butler Co. Teen

1/1butler co. teen Show Caption Hide Caption A single-vehicle crash at 3:25 a.m. today, July 4, claimed one life and injured another. Hunter Kyle Gaston, 19, of McKenzie was killed when the  2001 Ford F-150 he was driving left the roadway and overturned. Gaston, who was not using a seat belt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene by…

Two People Die in Single-Car Crash

A single-vehicle crash today, June 9, claimed two lives. Dillon Scott Self, 24, of Wetumpka was killed when the 2009 Ford Mustang he was driving left the road and struck a tree. A passenger was also killed: Benjamin Temple, 25, of Eclectic. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred at 12:15 a.m. on Alabama 111 (Holtville Road)…

State Police Investigate Fatal Police Shooting

State police are investigating a fatal police shooting in east Alabama. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says a Lincoln police officer shot and fatally wounded a man at a Discount Food Mart in Eastaboga on Saturday morning. The man was reportedly armed with a gun when he was shot. State authorities haven’t released details about what happened, but they say…

Single Vehicle Crash Claims Life of Bullock Co. Man

A single-vehicle crash at 8:30 p.m. Monday, May 30, took the life of a Midway man. Bernard Jackson, 59, was killed when the Ford Expedition he was driving left Bullock County 106, approximately 15 miles northwest of Union Springs, and overturned. Jackson, who was not using a seat belt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. Preliminary investigation indicates…