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Suspect leads Houston deputies on chase, wrecks in Peach

Sheriff Deese said a suspect wrecked in Peach Co. after leading Houston authorities on a chase / Shannon Lilly (WGXA)

PEACH COUNTY, Ga. -- A suspect in a car chase was taken to the hospital after being thrown from a vehicle.

According to Peach County Sheriff Terry Deese, Houston County authorities chased a female driver, later identified as Pamela Theobold, 45, of Swainsboro, on Interstate 75 into Peach County.

The Georgia State Patrol said a trooper performed a PIT maneuver on the vehicle, which led to the crash.

The woman wrecked at mile marker 149 and was ejected from the vehicle, Deese said.

She was taken to the Medical Center in Macon according to Sgt. Craig Smith. Peach County Coroner Kerry Rooks said Theobold died at 5:30 p.m. due to multiple blunt force traumas.

No one else was injured, according to the GSP.




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