UPDATE: Investigators identify chase suspect in fatal Atmore crash

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UPDATE (3:35 a.m.) — Joe Piggott with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has identified the suspect as 39-year-old Warren Stallworth. Investigators say Stallworth was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the car. Stallworth died from his injuries.

ATMORE, Ala. (WKRG) – Atmore Police are assisting ALEA with a fatal crash in Escambia County, Alabama Thursday night.

The crash occurred after 7 p.m. on Highway 21 in Atmore.

ALEA confirms a pursuit was called off just before the crash. One person has died. A law enforcement official says the suspect is the one fatality. There are reports of other injuries. Those patients were taken to University Hospital in Mobile.

Traffic is currently blocked from I-65 at Highway 21. You’re asked to find an alternate route.

No other details are available at this time.


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