by: Kerry Kavanaugh Updated:
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Investigators said they are continuing to look into what led a man to go on a spree that left one woman dead and another in critical condition after he crashed into 15 cars.
The crashes spanned from DeKalb County to Gwinnett County
Police said Michael Snider, 70, caused 15 car crashes in less than an hour, with the majority of them happening in the span of just seven minutes.
"It tells us that he was moving at a very fast speed," Cpl. Jake Smith of the Gwinnett County Police Department said.
Gwinnett County police are investigating 10 of the crashes.
The reports indicate Snider caused the first crash along Memorial Drive at Covington Highway in DeKalb County.
Snider's destructive path ended 18 miles east at the intersection of Highway 78 and Walton Court in Gwinnett County, police said.
Police said Snider slammed into a
"We have such a small time frame that we are operating in here. And we don't have the knowledge, our officers on the road, don't have the knowledge that this is all one continuous incident," Smith said.
The first call came in to DeKalb County at 7:35 p.m. The next
Over the next several minutes, police said, Snider caused three more crashes in DeKalb County. But, when he reached Gwinnett County, callers reported 10 crashes in just seven minutes.
Police are investigating
Kavanaugh contacted Snider's son over the phone Monday, but the call was disconnected. She called back and got no response.
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