Police chase ends with car striking tree, passenger ejected, killed
Published 7:26 pm Sunday, December 4, 2022
An early Sunday morning police chase ended when the driver struck a tree and two passengers were ejected, killing one of them.
Mobile police said the accident happened at approximately 2:50 a.m. Sunday.
Kailyn Draine, 19, a back seat passenger, was ejected from the vehicle and died later at a hospital.
Police initially attempted to stop the driver, Jh’Isaiah Franklin, 19, for reportedly not having a tag.
Officers said the stopped the chase as the suspect’s vehicle got close to Bear Fork Road.
The suspect’s car lost control, struck a tree and overturned.
The front passenger, Jaylin Alexander, 18, and the driver Franklin were injured and treated at a hospital.
Back seat passengers Charity Mills, 21, and Draine were both ejected.
Mills, Alexander and Franklin received minor injuries, police said. Draine’s injuries were fatal.