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Dawson County man killed in North Hall wreck

DUI suspect fled scene, authorities say

POSTED: November 11, 2009 4:00 a.m.

A Dawson County man died early Thursday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in North Hall County.


William "Brett" Myers, 27, was killed when the driver of a Dodge Magnum crashed into a tree and a parked car, according to the Georgia State Patrol.


Kaela Allison, 22 of Dahlonega, fled on foot from the scene of the 2:20 a.m. crash on U.S. 129 near Honeysuckle Road, Georgia State Patrol officials said.


She was tracked by Hall County Sheriff's tracking dogs to a church on Nopone Road.


Allison was charged with driving under the influence, failure to maintain lane, leaving the scene of an accident and first-degree vehicular homicide.


According to the Georgia State Patrol, Allison was driving northbound on U.S. 129 when she left the road, went across a residential driveway and a yard, struck a tree and then struck a parked car.


Allison was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment of noncritical injuries, then to the Hall County Jail, where she remains.


Staff Writer Michele Hester contributed to this report.


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