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Man Dies in SUV Rollover on I-85 in DeKalb County

A man who wasn't wearing a seatbelt died after his SUV flipped as he tried to enter the I-85 North ramp.

A man who wasn't wearing a seatbelt died after his SUV flipped as he tried to enter the I-85 North ramp. File|Patch
A man who wasn't wearing a seatbelt died after his SUV flipped as he tried to enter the I-85 North ramp. File|Patch

A man died early Monday morning when his SUV went off Interstate 85 north in DeKalb County.

Police were called to the accident on I-85 at North Druid Hills Road about 2:20 a.m. Monday, reports WGCL TV.

A 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling on the access road parallel to I-85 north when the driver tried to enter the I-85 North ramp but lost control. According to police, the vehicle went down the embankment and flipped into the road, landing in the number three lane on I-85 north.

The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the SUV went for help.

No names have been released at this time.

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