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By Gretchen McPherson
Staff Writer 

Area mourns student's death


October 8, 2020


The communities of Atmore and Flomaton are mourning this week as news of a car crash Saturday killed a Flomaton Elementary School student and critically injured other family members.

Jaden James, a sixth grader at Flomaton Elementary School, died when the rear of his family's vehicle was struck last Saturday morning after 9 a.m. James was a rear passenger and died from his injuries at the hospital.

A pickup was traveling southbound on State Road 97 in Escambia County, Fla., south of Tungoil Road, entered the northbound lane attempting to pass other traffic in a no passing zone.

James' fath...

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