Pace children killed in crash moments after SRSO deputy attempted to pull over alleged drunk driver

May 8, 2018

Two Pace children were killed Sunday night in a fiery crash minutes after the suspected DUI driver failed to stop for a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy.

Stormie Harrell, 7, and Sidney Michaela Dowdy, 17, sustained fatal injuries in the crash near the intersection of Dunning Drive and Woodbine Road around 5:35 p.m. Sunday night.

The girls were in an SUV with a third passenger, McKenzie Murphy, 18, and driver Melanie Harrell, 39 — who both sustained