One person dies in crash on Highway 204 after police pursuit

Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 11:46 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2023 at 10:06 PM EST
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CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - One person has died after a crash on Highway 204 Thursday morning.

Chatham County Police say the driver had an expired tag and refused to pull over during a traffic stop.

CCPD says it called off the traffic stop. Georgia State Patrol asked for a description of the vehicle and found it a short time later.

State troopers say the driver refused to pullover, so they gave chase and performed a PIT maneuver.

During the crash, the driver’s car hit a concrete barrier and flipped over.

State troopers say 49-year-old Aimee Lynn Padgett-Youmans died at the scene.

The crash closed Highway 204 between Ogeechee Road and Ford Avenue for several hours on Thursday.

Georgia State Patrol says their Troop F Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team is investigating.