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Cops: Man, 25, dies after crashing into steel guardrail, tree at a high speed

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A 25-year-old Norcross man was allegedly speeding when he crashed into a steel guardrail and died Wednesday in Gwinnett County – and police are investigating whether the man was racing with another vehicle.

The crash happened shortly before 6:50 a.m. on Ronald Reagan Boulevard west of Five Forks Trickum Road near Lawrenceville, according to Gwinnett County police.

Investigators on Thursday said Mr. Paul Bohaczyk was driving a black 1988 Ford Mustang eastbound on Ronald Reagan Parkway in between Bethesda Church and Five Forks Trickum roads when he crashed.

“The driver of the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle and ran off the road into a steel guardrail and tree,” police spokesman Cpl. Edwin Ritter said in a news release.

Mr. Bohaczyk died on scene as a result of the injuries, Cpl. Ritter said.

“A witness informed investigators that the driver of the Mustang was driving at a high rate of speed with another vehicle or possibly racing that other vehicle,” Cpl. Ritter said.

The investigation into the deadly crash is ongoing, he said.

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