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2 dead, 1 critical in deadly Christmas Eve crash in Georgia

December 25, 2018

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two people are dead and one was critically injured in a Christmas Eve crash in Lawrenceville.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the victims in the crash were identified as 34-year-olds Saad Varney of Lawrenceville and Dionte Jordan of Decatur.

Lawrenceville Police, in a statement, said an investigation suggests Varney was driving a silver Acura west when he lost control and crossed into the eastbound lane about 4:15 p.m. Monday. The car then struck a black Mercedes.

Varney and Jordan were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Mercedes was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center in critical condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

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Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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