1 dead, 8 injured after SUV rolls down I-20 embankment in DeKalb

Nine people were in an SUV when it overturned and rolled down an embankment on I-20 West in DeKalb County.

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Nine people were in an SUV when it overturned and rolled down an embankment on I-20 West in DeKalb County.

One person died and eight others were injured after a vehicle crashed and rolled down an embankment on I-20 on Tuesday morning, according to DeKalb County police.

Traffic investigators believe the vehicle, an unspecified SUV, overturned on I-20 West near Wesley Chapel Road after the driver lost control around 4:15 a.m., police said.

Nine people were in the vehicle, according to a statement from police. One person, whose name has not been released, died and another was in critical condition. The remaining seven sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

No other details were provided by police.

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