ESCAMBIA COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Tara Dortch car accident Atmore: Tara Dortch Nelson, of Atmore, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday night fatal vehicle crash in Escambia County.

Nelson, 46, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Atmore Sunday night.


According to reports, Nelson was operating a vehicle on Booneville Road in Atmore, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle exited the roadway around 7:45 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle then came into contact with a tree and rolled over.

Nelson died of blunt force trauma injuries suffered in the wreck.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Escambia County is a county located in the south central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,319. Its county seat is Brewton. The county is the base of the state’s only federally recognized Native American tribe, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians – Wikipedia.

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