Driver killed after losing control of truck in DeKalb, police say

A driver was killed when he lost control of his truck and caused a crash Saturday in DeKalb County, police said.

Three other people were treated at hospitals, spokeswoman Shiera Campbell said.

About 4:20 p.m., a Chevrolet pickup driven by a 40-year-old man lost control and hit a curb while going west in the 2000 block of Glenwood Avenue, according to police.

The truck then hit an eastbound Mercury Grand Marquis. 

A passenger in the truck suffered a leg injury and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, Campbell said. Another passenger refused treatment. 

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The driver of and passenger in the Mercury were taken to a hospital with moderate injuries. No other information was available on them.

No identities were released.

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