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Driver killed after crashing into tree in East Atlanta
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ATLANTA -- One person is dead after a police chase in Downtown Atlanta overnight.

It began when officers tried to pull over a Ford F-150 pickup truck near the Georgia State Capitol. The driver sped away and onto Interstate 20.

The truck later crashed into a tree near Moreland Avenue and Memorial Drive in East Atlanta. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the truck was reported stolen.

The driver has not been identified. Investigators said a man was driving the truck, but a witness who spotted the vehicle driving erratically and called 911 said a woman was behind the wheel.

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