Fatality Accident – Dawson Blvd, Norcross
(Norcross, Georgia) A twenty-nine year old woman died in an early Saturday (08/17/2019) morning accident on Dawson Boulevard. Shortly after 2 AM, officers assigned to the West Precinct were dispatched to a single-vehicle accident on Dawson Boulevard near McDonough Drive in unincorporated Norcross.
Based on the preliminary investigation, Shantier Dukes (Atlanta) was driving a white Hyundai Sonata east on Dawson Boulevard just north of McDonough Drive in a curve. Her vehicle left the roadway and collided with a utility pole. She later died from her injuries.
It is still unclear why she left the roadway, but alcohol and speed are being investigated as possible factors.