Victim identified in deadly train accident Tuesday afternoon

Mobile County

UPDATE(8:58 PM 11/18/20) — Prichard Police have identified the victim of the deadly train accident. Dexter Earl Scott was killed while working on the train tracks Tuesday afternoon.

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PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) — Prichard Police Chief Walter Knight confirmed one person has died and two others are injured in a train crash Tuesday afternoon. It happened on Wilson Avenue near I-165.

One of the injured was transported to the hospital by ambulance; the other injured victim was able to get themselves to the hospital.

Mayor Jimmie Gardner sent the following statement Tuesday evening.

“We mourn the death of a person killed here in Prichard. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of the victim.”

Mayor Jimmie Gardner

You can read the full statement from the city below.

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