2 men killed in crash after U.S. marshals execute murder warrant

ATLANTA — Authorities are investigating a deadly crash involving two men who fled police Friday morning in Atlanta.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, U.S. marshals were seeking to execute a warrant for homicide, robbery and aggravated assault when they went to a home on Forrest Park Road.

Two people, David Cannimore and Bryce Metts, were at the home when they noticed unmarked police cars outside. Georgia Department of Public Safety officials said the two immediately left the home in a Nissan Rogue. Cannimore was driving the car, according to DPS.

Officials said, “U.S. marshals operated their emergency equipment, but did not give pursuit.”

The U.S. Marshals eventually lost sight of Cannimore and Metts.

The two continued to flee, but officials said Cannimore was driving so fast he lost control of the car, eventually crashing into a utility pole and tree on Forrest Park Road.

Cannimore and Metts were both pronounced dead at the scene.

It was later determined that Cannimore had a failure to appear warrant. DPS said neither of the suspects were the person the U.S. marshals were initially looking for in the warrant.