Child dies from falling off utility trailer in Dallas County

Published 9:51 am Saturday, June 11, 2022

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The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating the death of a four-year-old child who died after falling off a utility trailer on Friday night in Dallas County.

According to ALEA Sgt. Jeremy Burkett,  the four-year-old fell from the utility trailer t being towed by a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by Gabriel Turner, 20, of Hayneville.

The incident happened about 9:15 p.m. on Alabama 22, five miles west of Selma. The child was pronounced dead on the scene. Juveniles are not identified because of state law.

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Burkett said that no further details regarding the accident are available as it remains under investigation by ALEA.