Wreck Near Flomaton Claims Life Of Brewton Woman

March 12, 2018

A single vehicle wreck just northeast of Flomaton claimed the life of a Brewton woman.

Alabama State Troopers said 47-year-old Sylvia Ann Gacek was the passenger in a 2002 Ford Explorer that left the roadway and overturned about 7 p.m. near the intersection of Oil Well Road and Wolf Log Road.  She was pronounced dead on scene.

The driver of the vehicle, 52-year old Sharon Ann Strength of Flomaton, was airlifted to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. A second victim who has not been named by state troopers was also airlifted to Sacred Heart in a second medical helicopter.

The victims were trapped in the vehicle before being extricated by firefighters.

The accident remains under investigation by Alabama State Troopers.

The Flomaton and Friendship fire departments, the Century Station¬† of Escambia Fire Rescue, Escambia (FL) EMS, Brewton EMS, Escambia County (AL) Sheriff’s Office and Flomaton Police Department also responded.

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6 Responses to “Wreck Near Flomaton Claims Life Of Brewton Woman”

  1. Louis Witt on March 13th, 2018 7:15 pm

    Dangerous intersection there also bad curve and lack of sign to remind our citizens speed limit is only 45 mph perhaps some signs would and Inforce the 45 mph and at the intersection really needs 4 way stop sign

  2. Brenda on March 12th, 2018 12:59 pm

    That was my cousins was in the wreck pray for the family.

  3. Brenda on March 12th, 2018 12:37 pm

    That was my cousins in the wreck the one got killed u just saw her a few weeks ago her parents needs your prayers.

  4. ThePreachersWife on March 12th, 2018 12:20 pm

    Our prayers are with the families involved.
    Pastor Ricky & Becka Peebles
    Osaka Freewill Baptist Church

  5. Charlene Laws on March 12th, 2018 8:12 am

    Praying for everyone. R.i.P. my friend. I will always remember what a kind heart you have. You will be missed. God bless the ones hospitalized. Many prayers will be said for you.

  6. kathy castleberry on March 12th, 2018 1:57 am

    Prayers for all…gone but not forgotten. May God give all comfort n peace

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