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2 men killed after vehicle pursuit in Shelby Co.

Published: Feb. 22, 2022 at 7:16 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 10, 2022 at 10:35 AM CST
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SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Two people are dead after leading Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies on a vehicle pursuit early Tuesday morning, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say the pursuit began around 2:20 a.m. near Columbiana. During the pursuit, the suspect vehicle with two male occupants crashed on County Rd. 37 near Verde Green Ln.

One of the men died at the scene. The other was taken to an area hospital.

The Shelby County Coroner says the man who was pronounced dead on the scene has been identified as Denorrious Darnel Garner. The driver, Skyler Austin Wilson, was taken to UAB Hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

The Shelby County Major Crimes Task Force is investigating what lead to the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lt. Krukowski at Calera Police Department at 205-668-3505.

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