Teacher accused of rape killed

Escambia County High School teacher, coach makes U-turn in from of dump truck the day he was to turn self in

A coach and teacher at Escambia County High School in Atmore who had a warrant for his arrest of having non-consensual sex with a student was killed in an Aug. 2 vehicle crash in Mobile when the suspect apparently made a U-turn into the path of an oncoming dump truck.

Kasuan Denetrius Bullard, 39, died in the 10:30 a.m. collision on the Chochrane Causeway.

Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff Heath Jackson said a warrant had been issued for Bullard's arrest charging him with rape I and a teacher having sex with a student under the age of 19.

Jackson said the investigation began on June 16, 2021,...