DeKalb County

1 dead, 1 injured in crash that wrapped car around power pole, DeKalb County police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — DeKalb County Police are investigating a crash that left one person dead and another in the hospital Thursday morning.

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Georgia Power officials told Channel 2 Action News they were called to the scene after a crash caused one car to wrap around a power pole on Boldercrest Road.

Crews said one person is dead, and another had been taken to the hospital.


The identities of the victims have not been released.

A Channel 2 Action News photographer said he saw a red car that was slightly burned and believes it may have caught fire after hitting the pole.

It is unclear what led to the crash.

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Channel 2 Action News reached out to DeKalb County police for a statement but has not received a response.

The crash remains under investigation.