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Baldwin County, Ala. -- Alabama State Troopers are investigating a pair of deadly crashes that claimed three lives on Thanksgiving Day. The first occurred around 1:30 a.m. on eastbound I-10 near the Baldwin Beach Express (exit 49) and involved a pedestrian and at least one vehicle that left the scene of the crash.

The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was believed to have been involved in a previous crash and was struck after exiting the vehicle.

Anyone with information concerning he crash is urged to contact troopers at (251) 660-2300.

The second fatal crash occurred shortly before 6:00 p.m. on southbound I-65 north of Bay Minette (mile marker 41) and involved three vehicles.

Marlin Stamps, 19, of Bay Minette, was traveling south in a 2017 Ford Fusion when his vehicle struck a 2016 Hyundai Accent from behind. A 2006 Toyota Sienna driven by Barbara Ryan, 80, of Gulf Shores was also involved in the chain-reaction crash.

Stamps and Ryan were not injured, however, a juvenile passenger in Stamps’ vehicle was transported to University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver and passenger of the Hyundai were fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Hyundai has been identified as 87-year-old Duggar Weaver of McIntosh and the passenger as Barbara Terry, 80, of Mulga, AL.  Neither Weaver nor Terry were using seat belts. 

Additionally, at this time, no charges have been filed in connection with either crash.

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