Fatal Encounters

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Dahian Pena

Name: Dahian Pena
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Race: Race unspecified
Date: 09/12/2021
Location: Holcomb Bridge Rd & Scott Road
Roswell, Georgia, 30076
County: Fulton
Agency: Roswell Police Department
Cause of Death: Vehicle
Intended Use of Force: Pursuit
Media summary: Police responded to several 911 calls about two cars racing When police tracked them down at a red light, the officer wrote that another car tried to block his patrol car, while the other two vehicles took off on Holcomb Bridge Road. Police pursued at speeds up to 120 miles per hour before a supervisor told the officer to call off the chase. Reportedly, 10 seconds later, one of the cars careened off the road, and two people inside were both thrown from it. Dahian Pena was killed, while an 18-year-old passenger was seriously injured.
Unique ID: 30951

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