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Police said a 29-year-old woman died in a Saturday evening wreck in Norcross

Police said a 29-year-old woman died in a car wreck early Saturday morning on Dawson Boulevard in Norcross.

Officers were dispatched to the single-vehicle accident at approximately 2 a.m. Police said a preliminary investigation indicated the driver, Shantier Dukes of Atlanta, was driving a white Hyundai Sonata east on Dawson Boulevard. The vehicle was north of McDonough Drive in a curve when it vehicle left the roadway and collided with a utility pole. Police said she died from her injuries.

Police said Monday alcohol and speed are being investigated as possible factors in the crash.

Taylor Denman is a reporter born and raised in Gwinnett County. He came back home to seize the rare opportunity of telling stories about the county in which he grew up.