Names Released In Old Atmore Road Wreck That Killed One, Injured Two

December 29, 2008


(Updated) Alabama troopers have released the names of all three people involved in a single vehicle accident on Old Atmore Road about 2:15 Saturday morning that left one person dead and two injured — the second fatal accident on the road in less than a week.

Alabama State Troopers say Anthony Lee Turner, 25, of Flomaton was killed in the accident.

The accident happened on Old Atmore Road about three miles west of  Flomaton near Kadee Lane when Turner’s Chevrolet Tahoe left the roadway at an apparent high rate of speed. The vehicle  landed upside down off the roadway.

Turner was ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The two passengers in the vehicle were trapped in the upside vehicle and were extricated by firemen. They were identified by troopers as Jeffery Hastings, 27, and Kelly Brunson, 29. They were transported by ambulance to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola where they were treated and released.

The accident is under investigation by Alabama State Troopers.

This was the second fatal accident in less than a week on Old Atmore Road. Miles Brewster Cunningham, 25, of Atmore was killed in a single vehicle rollover accident on Old Atmore Road Monday night. That accident was about a half mile from the location Saturday morning’s wreck.

The Flomaton Fire Department, the Century Station of Escambia Fire Rescue, Escambia County EMS, Atmore Ambulance and the Escambia County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Department were all called to the scene.

For more photos from the scene, click here.

Pictured above and below: Anthony Turner, 25, died in this single vehicle accident early Saturday morning on Old Atmore Road. exclusive photos, click to enlarge.



15 Responses to “Names Released In Old Atmore Road Wreck That Killed One, Injured Two”

  1. Stacey Spears on January 6th, 2009 2:38 pm

    I went to school with Lee my 9th grade and 10th grade at Flomaton….He was always a nice guy….My prayers go out to the Family…..

  2. Ben on January 2nd, 2009 11:08 am

    Lee was my cousin and I didn’t see him as near as often as would’ve liked to but I did get to see him on Christmas Day and feel blessed for that opportunity. I miss you Lee and look forward to seeing you again one day.

  3. hunter on January 1st, 2009 3:40 pm

    my dad worked with lee offshore. he said he was a really good kid. you will be missed lee

  4. Tiffany Garvin on December 30th, 2008 5:37 pm

    this is a tragedy….i know two of the boys…Lee and Brent…Brent is my cuz… heart goes out to all three families…….i will praying for their families……

  5. Christy on December 29th, 2008 11:48 pm

    God takes the angels that He needs – the ones that were sent to look over us. We will see them again one day and they will be there when we want and need them. Cody – It is going to take a minute, actually it is going to take several of them, for you to understand why things happen the way they do. But – everything will play out the way He wants them to. Roll with the punches – Punch back – Understand that Lee would want you too – You looked up to him – Now, make him proud. I am here if you need me.

  6. Jennifer Oden on December 29th, 2008 9:19 pm

    I was a classmate of Lee’s since elementary school. Lee was a very sweet kid in school and an exceptional athlete. My love and prayers go out to his family.
    Does anyone know where they are having the funeral? I’d like to send flowers and a sympathy card.

  7. Chris steele on December 29th, 2008 12:07 am

    I feel sorry for these families. I recall that Lee Turner was a graduate of Flomaton and was a great football player along with his brother. My heart and prayers go out to that family.

  8. Leigh on December 28th, 2008 7:59 pm

    I know all 3 of the boys involved and there families. I have known them since they were in middle school. My heart, and prayers go out to all of them.

  9. Randy Chavers on December 28th, 2008 1:42 pm

    This is the saddest thing that could possibly happen to us parents. Please please please use caution when you are out and about. The hearts of your friends and family are at stake…..oh! It can happen to you!

  10. RS on December 28th, 2008 1:20 pm

    I am praying for the families of the accident victims. One of them I know was a very clos friend of mine, no sure who the other two were. I will be pryaing for them all.

  11. S.M. on December 28th, 2008 10:18 am

    This is so sad, especially this time of year. May God please be with the families.

  12. Jacob on December 27th, 2008 8:53 pm


  13. William on December 27th, 2008 8:46 pm

    Jacob — no. The names have not been released yet. We’ll update the story when they do.

  14. Jacob on December 27th, 2008 8:42 pm

    Have the victims names been released yet?

  15. angie on December 27th, 2008 8:10 pm

    i will be pray for the family of this young person

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