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Atlanta Man Charged After Allegedly Causing a Tragic Multi-vehicle Crash in South Fulton


June 07, 2021

SOUTH FULTON, GEORGIA. - A news report published on fox5atlanta.com states that the suspect in a street race who cause a deadly multi-vehicle wreck in South Fulton turned himself in to law enforcement.*

According to South Fulton Police Lieutenant Roxanne Shoemaker, there were two witnesses that d the suspect of racing another black Challenger or Charger.  Lieutenant Shoemaker stated that the 30-year-old man lost control of his car on Roosevelt Highway by Hunter Road when he swerved to avoid another vehicle.  He then "swerved into the northbound lanes, lost control, and hit a white Buick traveling southbound and pushed him into the ditch. A 40-year-old accident victim passed away at the scene.

Along with other Atlanta metro law enforcement agencies, South Fulton Police Department has been aggressively working to stop street racing. 

Lieutenant Shoemaker stated that drivers who engage in these dangerous activities are putting lives at risk.  According to Lieutenant Shoemaker, a lot of the accidents occur due to similar circumstances or tire blowouts and often result in the tragic death of a pedestrian or other motorists.

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Source:

https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/atlanta-man-charged-with-vehicular-homicide-following-multi-vehicle-crash

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