2 killed after chase in Sardis

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- Authorities in Sardis have confirmed two men were killed after a police pursuit overnight.

Police attempted to pull over a vehicle on suspicion of DUI, but the driver, 36-year-old Antonio Brigham, did not stop and led them on a chase outside the city.

They say Brigham drove recklessly and the chase ended after he crashed into a tree.

He, along with passenger 66-year-old Harold Hilton, died at the scene of the accident.

Neither of the men were wearing a seat belt.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash.

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