State Troopers

‘Passing’ not involved in fatal crash
News Staff Report Alabama State Troopers reported last Friday, March 15, that the Monroe County man involved in a head-on crash that claimed the life of an Atmore man was not passing several vehicles when the wreck occurred, as was reported in the March 13 edition of Atmore News. Sgt. Derek Gessner of ALEA’s trooper post in Evergreen reported that a witness who was northbound on Alabama 21, immediately behind…
Head-on collision
Atmore man killed instantly when SUV slams into vehicle By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer An Atmore man was killed instantly on March 6 when a Monroe County man reportedly lost control of his SUV on Alabama 21 and slammed head-on into the local man’s sedan. Alabama State Troopers reported that Anthony Edward Dunkin, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash happened around 2 p.m., about four miles…
Loxley woman involved in rollover
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A Baldwin County woman apparently escaped with only minor injuries after a blown tire caused her vehicle to leave U.S. 31 in a curve just outside Atmore, clip a utility pole, then roll over and slide onto its side in a ditch next to a local salvage yard. According to Alabama State Trooper reports, the single-vehicle crash occurred around 10 a.m. Sunday, February 17,…
Truck sails onto tracks
Driver missed stop sign By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A Century, Fla. woman was seriously injured Monday, February 4, when she apparently missed a stop sign and drove her pickup across fog-shrouded U.S. 31, about four miles east of downtown Atmore, then went airborne, jumped a ravine and landed on a set of train tracks. The driver, Kimberly Kaye Clarke (reportedly “in her 50s”) was taken by ambulance to…