2 killed, 4 injured in multi-vehicle wreck on I-285 East in DeKalb

Multiple vehicles were involved in a crash on I-285 East in DeKalb County early Saturday morning.

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Multiple vehicles were involved in a crash on I-285 East in DeKalb County early Saturday morning.

Credit: GDOT

A crash involving several vehicles on I-285 East in south DeKalb County left two people dead and others injured early Saturday morning, police said.

The wreck on the interstate near the Terrell Starr Parkway exit and Bouldercrest Road happened shortly before 4 a.m. DeKalb police said 10 vehicles were involved in the wreck that had traffic backed up between Moreland Avenue and Jonesboro Road until about 10 a.m.

Two people, identified by police as 33-year-old Brian Knight and 28-year-old Aaron Kendrick, were pronounced dead at the scene. Four others were taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

Investigators said they are still trying to figure out what led to the pileup or if anyone will be charged.

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