UPDATE: Alcohol likely a factor in deadly Ozark crash

Published: Feb. 27, 2018 at 10:47 PM CST
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UPDATE 2/28/2018

Alcohol was likely a factor in Tuesday’s deadly crash in Ozark.

It happened on Mixon School Road just before 5:00 p.m.

Jynelle Cox, 59, of Ariton, was pronounced dead at the scene. The car's driver had to be extracted using the jaws of life. He was taken to a Dothan hospital in critical condition. Another passenger was also taken to the hospital.

The Dale County District Attorney's office will determine whether to file charges.


A single-vehicle crash in Ozark has killed one.

It happened on Mixon School Road, south of Deese Road.

The car left the road and struck a tree.

Two others were injured, one being serious.

The identification of the person killed has not been released.

Officials are waiting until the next of kin is notified.