By: Kerry Charles, Fox 5 News
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) – The Snellville Police Department says a man died after taking officers on a high-speed chase. According to the police report, the man crashed into a tree.
The report says an officer stopped Burnell on Tuesday, April 16 around 2:15 a.m. The officer’s body camera video shows him asking Burnell for his driver’s license and asking for him to hand over a small package in his right hand. Moments after telling the officer he didn’t have his license with him, Burnell took off from the stop. He went along Wisteria Drive and turned onto North Road.