Semmes man dies in car accident near Atmore

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) - A Semmes man has died in a car accident Wednesday in Escambia County, Alabama. 

62-year-old Rudolph Reginald Nettles died in the accident that happened around noon on North 18th Avenue, just east of Atmore, according to Alabama Law Enforcement troopers. 

ALEA says Nettles was traveling south in his 1955 Chevrolet when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a culvert. 

Troopers say Nettles was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle.


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