SPD: Man struck by vehicle while attempting to flee officers

Saraland Police said one man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle on I-65 Southbound near Baker Road while attempting to flee officers.  Officers said the man was one of three suspects wanted in connection with a felony theft of property.

When officers approached the suspect, they said he attempted to flee the scene and was struck by a vehicle.

The Alabama State Troopers were notified, and they are serving as the lead agency regarding the accident investigation.

Another suspect was stop by Saraland Police Department and turned over to Creola PD, where he was arrested and transported to the Mobile County Metro Jail.

The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of their next of kin.

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