DeKalb County

3 people dead after fiery crash along busy DeKalb County road

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Three people are dead after a fiery crash in DeKalb County, fire and rescue officials confirm.

According to the DeKalb County Fire Rescue Department, a two-vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Wesley Chapel Road and Snapfinger Road Thursday night.

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Police said a car was headed south on Wesley Chapel when the driver crossed over the median into the northbound lanes. The car struck a van and burst into flames.

All three people in the car died at the scene. Police have only identified them as two men ages 27 and 30 and a 32-year-old woman.

None of the victims’ identities have been released.


The people in the van were taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Police have not said how many people were injured.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the accident.