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Gwinnett man dead after car leaves road, crashes into tree

By Henri Hollis, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution #atlanta-ga

A man is dead after a weekend crash in Gwinnett County.

Jerry Brock, 36, of Lawrenceville, died at the scene after his car went off McKendree Church Road and hit a fence and a tree, according to Gwinnett police spokesman Cpl. Collin Flynn. Officers responded to the crash just after 3 a.m. Saturday.

Though the accident is still being investigated, “speed is believed to be a contributing factor to the crash,” Flynn said. 

Anyone with information about the deadly wreck is asked to contact police at 770-513-5300. Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting the Crime Stoppers website.