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Doctor Charged with Manslaughter Following Mobile Crash

The Mobile Police Department has arrested and charged a local doctor with manslaughter following a single-car crash that left his passenger dead. The suspect is Dr. Jonathan Nakhla, a 36-year-old neurosurgeon at Infirmary Health. The victim of the Augu

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Southside Man Killed in Crash on Alabama Highway 77

A 33-year-old man died on Saturday morning after his truck collided with an 18-wheeler. Southside Police Chief Blake Ragsdale said the victim is Matthew Ernie Norton. He was driving south on Alabama Highway 77 in a 2003 GMC Sonoma when he became involv

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Brothers Die in Head-on Collision on U.S. 29

Two siblings from south Alabama died at the scene of an accident early on Friday morning. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency identified them as 20-year-old Ozark resident Dominick Latrell Etheridge and 26-year-old Steven Etheridge Jr. of Dothan. The ac

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Driver Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Crash that Killed Teenage Boy

A Cullman County judge has sentenced Bradford Meeks to 12 years in prison. The penalty was imposed on Tuesday, almost four months after a jury returned a guilty verdict on three charges including criminally negligent homicide. Meeks was convicted in re

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Boy Tragically Killed in a Hunting Accident

An eleven-year-old boy died after a fatal gunshot that happened in a clear hunting accident, near Birmingham. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s office informed the child went turkey hunting with a group when the shooting happened on Friday morning. Accord

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Montgomery Woman Killed in a One-vehicle accident

Twenty-year-old Cavaughn Aiyanla Nixon from Montgomery was killed in a one-vehicle crash that happened at 5:50 a.m. on May 2. The accident happened when the 2006 Hyundai Sonata driven by Nixon, went off the roadway and hit a tree. Nixon was not wearing

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Science Teacher Dies in Crash on I-65 in Baldwin County

A teacher at the Alabama School of Math and Science died last Thursday afternoon in a traffic accident. Sixty-nine-year-old Dr. James Gicheha Njenge’re was a passenger in a 2000 Toyota Tundra that hit the back of an attenuator truck. The accident happe

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63-Year-Old Killed in I-65 Crash After Arranging Son’s Funeral

A Satsuma mother was killed in a car accident last Monday while heading home from planning her son’s funeral. Sixty-three-year-old Clarissa Murphy’s 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche was rear-ended by a 2010 Infiniti G35 in Mobile County, Alabama, just six days

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