Deadly Police Chase in Fort Payne

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

A man is dead after police say he stole a carton of beer from a store and then tried to get away from officers in his car. Fort Payne police took the call about the robbery and identified the suspect as Joshua Grant. They say he was armed with a hammer when he stole the beer from the South End Market. When officers chased Grant, his car ran off the road, hit an aluminum light, then hit a curb across the parking lot before going airborne and hitting the side of a building. Grant was pronounced dead at the scene.


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