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Wrong-way driver killed in wreck on 316

Gwinnett Police are investigating a fatal car crash involving a wrong-way driver on Ga. Highway 316 early Saturday morning.

Multiple reports came in about the vehicle driving northbound in the southbound lanes of I-85 out of Dekalb County into Gwinnett, police said.

"Numerous units attempted to intercept the vehicle but due to its speed and reckless driving, they were unsuccessful," Sgt. Rich Long said in a release.

The vehicle made its way onto Ga. Highway 316, driving eastbound against traffic and eventually struck two guard rails — splitting the car into two pieces, police said.

The driver, whose identity has not been released, died at the scene.

Police say the investigation is still continuing.

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