One dead after crash in College Park

- Investigators continue to review a deadly accident in south Fulton County Monday afternoon.

According to witnesses, it happened around 4:30 p.m. along Janice Drive in College Park.

"I was very concerned," said Chloe Leibbrendt, who witnessed the crash. "I was deeply concerned. When I heard the wheels screaming down the hill, I knew that that car was not going to make it."

Leibbrendt said she and her 4-year-old granddaughter were in the front yard when the black sedan careened off the road and into the wood line, bursting into flames.

"We're all in shock. She and I were both in shock," she explained.

Sources told FOX 5 that just before the crash, an East Point Police officer tried to pull the car over, but the driver refused to stop and sped off. A spokesperson for the East Point Police Department said their officers did not pursue the vehicle.

Leibbrendt said an East Point officer arrived on the scene shortly after the crash.

"The police car came and pulled up and they got out and ran over to see, you know, try and help them and they couldn't open the car doors," said Leibbrendt.

She said police used fire extinguishers to put out the flames, but one of the people inside the car did not survive.

"I felt sorry for the young people in the car. You know, it's almost Christmas.  I feel sorry for their parents," Leibbrendt said.

Officials have not confirmed whether there was a second person in the vehicle.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.

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