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April 18, 2014

South Alabama deputy killed while responding to wreck

A South Alabama sheriff's deputy died of injuries early today following an early morning accident on Alabama 55, state troopers said.

The Covington County deputy, Heath Kelly, was responding to an accident with an injury when the collision occurred at 7:40 a.m., according to state troopers. Kelly was pronounced dead at an Andalusia hospital following the crash. The driver of the other vehicle, whose name was not released, was injured.

The wreck occurred while rain was falling across south Alabama.

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