BRUNSWICK, GA. (AP) - Three people are dead after authorities say a driver fleeing a traffic stop crashed into an ambulance in southeast Georgia.
Authorities say the accident happened early Tuesday morning after a Glynn County police officer tried to pull over a car. Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering said the driver sped away and reached speeds of 100 mph as the officer followed in pursuit.
Doering told the Georgia Times-Union (http://bit.ly/W6bz41 ) the car then crashed into the ambulance.
The Georgia State Patrol identified the dead as the car's driver, 29-year-old Candice Lynn Smith and 33-year-old passengers Coray Lee Lemon and Cedric S. Daniels.
A paramedic and a patient riding in the ambulance were taken to Brunswick Memorial Hospital. The ambulance driver was not injured. .
Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union, http://www.jacksonville.com
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11/13/2012 5:24:29 PM (GMT -5:00)