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Teen killed in DeKalb County wreck

The 19-year-old's dog also died in the crash.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A 19-year-old and his dog were killed in a crash early Monday morning in DeKalb County, police said.

It happened on Flat Shoals Road near Rockdale Drive around 1 a.m. in Decatur.

DeKalb County Police investigators believe the driver lost control of his car while navigating a curve. They said he struck a utility pole and died on the scene. His dog was also in the car.

DeKalb officers identified the teen as Jeremiah Weekes.

The investigation remains ongoing, authorities said.

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