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Gwinnett police identify 29-year-old killed in weekend crash

Alcohol and speed are being investigated as possible factors in the incident
Credit: Gwinnett County Police Department

NORCROSS, Ga. — Police in Gwinnett County say alcohol and speed are being investigated as possible factors to why a woman left the roadway and crashed early Saturday morning. 

Shortly after 2 a.m., officers were dispatched to a single-vehicle accident on Dawson Boulevard near McDonough Drive in unincorporated Norcross.

Based on the preliminary investigation, police say Shantier Dukes, of Atlanta, was driving a white Hyundai Sonata east on Dawson Boulevard just north of McDonough Drive in a curve. Her vehicle left the roadway and collided with a utility pole, they said. 

She later died from her injuries.

Poilice say the investigation is ongoing. 

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