CNN Anchor Dies in Car Crash

by | November 25, 2011 at 10:24 AM | TV News

Stanley Wright Case (CNN)

Stanley Wright Case (CNN)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A longtime anchor with CNN Radio is dead after a car crash in Alabama.

Authorities say 59-year-old Stanley Wright Case of Atlanta died in a head-on accident during a rainstorm Tuesday afternoon in Birmingham. A truck crossed a median and collided head-on with a car driven by Case.

CNN reports that Case was a news anchor with CNN Radio who joined the network in 1985.

Case’s wife was with him at the time of the crash. Police say she was injured and remains hospitalized.

Authorities have not filed any charges in the wreck.

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