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Union City teenager dies in car crash

5:57 PM, Jul 14, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- A Union City teenager died in a car crash on I-85 in South Fulton Sunday afternoon.

Cheyenne Pierce, 17, was the driver of the car and died at the scene of the crash.

The passenger, Demetrius Roberts, 18, who is also from Union City, was taken to Grady.

Georgia State Patrol arrived on the scene near Bohannon Road around 12:55 p.m.

Preliminary indication are the driver lost control of the 1996 BMW while southbound on I-85. The vehicle left the roadway, struck a culvert, and overturned several times. 

 While the vehicle was overturning, both occupants were ejected. The vehicle then struck a tree.

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