Community mourns loss of child

Three-year old boy is struck and killed last Thursday outside Atmore daycare center

Cadena L. Curtis of Atmore experienced a mother's worst nightmare last Thursday night when her 3-year old son was struck by a vehicle and killed outside an Atmore daycare center and learned her 15-year old daughter was the one driving the car.

The Atmore Police Department began receiving multiple 911 calls at 5:17 p.m. Oct. 31 in reference to a child being struck by a vehicle outside Lil Angels Daycare at 1109 Fillmore Drive. When officers arrived they found 3-year old Master Rickey Rydell 'Boobie' Lyons III lying in the driveway suffering from severe injuries. When paramedics arrived, the...