One person dies in crash on Highway 204 after police pursuit
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.
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