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Man dead after car flips off roadway during high speed chase, troopers say

ATLANTA — One man is dead after the Georgia State Patrol said the driver refused to stop after troopers tried to conduct a traffic stop.

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Officials told Channel 2 Action News they were on I-75 northbound in Clayton County when 35-year-old Montay Stegall was seen in a Ford Fusion traveling at a high rate speed and failed to use the turn signal.

As troopers tried to stop Stegall, he continued to drive at a high speed, entered into Fulton County, and took the exit ramp to State Route 166.

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It was then troopers said Stegall’s vehicle struck an embankment overturned on the road.

Stegall suffered fatal injuries. The trooper’s car was not damaged.

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