Victim identified in deadly road rage incident on Highway 75, suspect still at large

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Blount County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance in locating an unidentified suspect involved in a deadly road rage incident near Remlap First Baptist Church Wednesday evening.

One person was killed in the shooting and later identified as 22-year-old Dakota Nunley. A GoFundMe has been set up to pay for his funeral expenses.

The incident took place in the Palmerdale area, according to the sheriff’s office. Two white Dodge trucks and a gray or silver Toyota 4-Runner, suspected to be a 2000 model, were involved. One of the trucks was driven by Nunley.

Deputies are searching for the driver of the 4-Runner, who is believed to be a large man with a goatee.

Anyone on with information on this incident is urged to contact the Blount County Sheriff’s Office at 205-625-4127.


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