LAUDERDALE COUNTY-The Alabama Law Enforcement agency reports a single-vehicle accident that has taken the life of a Tennessee man occured while the vehicle was being pursued by a State Trooper:
“A single-vehicle crash that occurred on Friday evening, November 24, has claimed the life of a Tennessee man.
Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said the crash occurred at 6:32 p.m. on Highway 33 in Lauderdale County when a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Christian Hatchett, 49 left the roadway and overturned. Troopers said Hatchett was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Before the crash happened, Troopers said Hatchett was attempting to elude a Trooper with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division.
There is nothing further to report as ALEA continues to investigate the accident.”
Media Release/Alabama Law Enforcement Agency