Haleyville man dies in crash attempting to elude police

HALEYVILLE -  A 35-year-old Haleyville man has reportedly died from injuries suffered during a vehicle crash, as he was attempting to elude the Haleyville Police Department during an early Friday, May 3 pursuit.

The crash, which occurred around 150 a.m. on Marion County Road 62 near Slaughter Pen Road, claimed the life of Joshua H. Cosby, according to troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. 

Cosby was driving a 1999 Toyota Tacoma that left the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned, while he was attempting to elude Haleyville Police,  troopers said. 

Cosby was transported to Lakeland Community Hospital where he was pronounced deceased, troopers said.

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