Authorities Identify Local Men Found Dead at Talladega Superspeedway – New Posts 2016

By: WCTV Eyewitness News
May 2, 2016

LINCOLN, Ala. — Two men from the Big Bend have been found dead at the Talladega Superspeedway, the Talladega County Coroner’s Office confirms.

The men have been identified as 19-year-old Joshua Douin of Crawfordville, and 48-year-old Mike Cook of Tallahassee.

Douin was an employee with the City of Tallahassee.

The city issued the following statement on his passing:

We at the City of Tallahassee were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of our employees over the weekend. Joshua Douin was an outgoing, well-liked friend and colleague in Underground Utilities. His positive energy and constant smile will be remembered. It’s tragic whenever we lose a member of our city family, especially someone so young who had a promising future ahead. Our hearts are with his family and friends during this time of grief.

The bodies of both men were found Sunday afternoon in a trailer at a campground section of the speedway.

The causes of death have not been released and are pending the results of autopsies.

Officials do not suspect foul play.

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