Driver dies days after collision with train in Coosada

Conrad Henderson, a well-known former Stanhope Elmore coach and principal, has died after his car collided with a train in Coosada Wednesday. (Source: Stanhope Elmore High School)
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COOSADA, Ala. (WSFA) A well-known former Stanhope Elmore coach and principal has died after his car collided with a train in Coosada Wednesday.

Elmore County Schools Superintendent Richard Dennis confirmed the passing of Conrad Henderson, saying he died late Saturday night. Henderson had been recovering at a hospital after the collision, which happened at the intersection of Pecan Grove Road and Coosada Parkway just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The 89-year-old’s car was parked at a stop sign, headed west on Pecan Grove as the train approached.

Stanhope Elmore High School posted about the former coach’s death on Facebook, offering condolences to Henderson’s family.