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Suspect dead, deputy critical after wreck


Police are investigating a fatal accident that took place at Walnut St. and Hickory St. in Jesup Monday night.

According to authorities, a Wayne County sheriff's deputy collided with a suspect during a chase. Police believe the suspect was driving a stolen vehicle.

According to Georgia State Patrol, the suspect died after the crash. The sheriff's deputy was transported to Memorial and is in critical condition.

According to investigators early Tuesday morning, the deputy involved was stabilized at Memorial.

Investigators are not releasing the names of those involved until all families are notified.

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