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CNN radio journalist dies in Birmingham car accident

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BIRMINGHAM - AL -

Stan Case, a CNN radio journalist, as been identified as the person who died in November 22nd fatal car accident in Pratt City. 

The accident happened just after 3 p.m. Tuesday off Hwy 78 in Pratt City.  Case's wife, Angela Stiepel Case, was injured according to a family friend, Merrell Waring.   She remained hospitalized on Wednesday.

Case came to CNN in 1985 after working as a correspondent for KEBC-AM in Oklahoma City. He was "in many ways the backbone of this network," said Mike Jones, a CNN Radio news manager.