UPDATE: ALEA IDs woman killed in 3-vehicle crash in Fairhope

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FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) – State troopers have identified the person killed in a 3-vehicle crash in Fairhope Saturday morning as April Hargrove, 34, of Gulf Shores.

The following is a press release from state troopers.

BALDWIN COUNTY – ALEA State Troopers are investigating an early morning, three-vehicle crash that occurred in the south Baldwin community of Barnwell.  Just before 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 28, Hakeem Horton Jr., 32, of Gulf Shores, was traveling east on US 98 near Baldwin 13 in a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu when his vehicle struck a 2000 Toyota Tundra then collided head-on with a 2003 Toyota Camry; both Toyotas were westbound.  Horton and two passengers in his vehicle were injured and transported to University Hospital in Mobile.  The driver of the Camry, April Hargrove, 34, of Gulf Shores was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.  The driver of the Tundra, Ted Purdie, 50, of Gulf Shores, was not injured.  No further information is available as troopers continue to investigate.

Original story

One person died Saturday morning in a crash involving three vehicles.

It happened at the intersection of Highway 98 and Chris Hires Road in Fairhope.

No word on what caused the crash or the name of the person that was killed.

News 5 has a crew headed to the scene and we’ll provide updates as they become available.


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