Helton killed in auto crash

Atmore woman dies Thursday

An Atmore woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash that occurred last Thursday, Oct. 27, around 2:40 p.m.

Patricia Allen Helton, 57, was fatally injured when the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado she was driving left the roadway, struck a ditch, and overturned. Helton was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene, According to an Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) report.

The crash occurred on Bell Fork Road, about eight miles northeast of Atmore, in Escambia County. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the ALEA's Highway Patrol Divis...