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.