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Kennesaw Police Chase Ends With Fatal Crash

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) -- Police in Kennesaw say a car being pursued by police struck a fence, killing a passenger.

The incident happened just before 4:00 a.m. Friday on Kennesaw Due West Road near Stilesboro Road.

Kennesaw police Sgt. Marty Cunningham said someone at a bar
called police early Friday to report that a customer was leaving

Cunningham says a Kennesaw officer began following the vehicle and when he tried to stop it. He says the driver sped off, but moments later ran off the road on a curve and went through a wooden fence in the back yard of a home.

Kennesaw police spokesman Scott Luther says a piece of the fence went through the windshield, killing the passenger.

Cunningham says the driver was not injured and was arrested.