Georgia Heart Transplant Recipient Anthony Tremayne Stokes Dies In Crash During Police Chase

stokesAn Atlanta teen received a heart transplant two years ago which gave him a second chance at life.

Stokes died this week when he lost control of the car he was driving while fleeing police.
Anthony Tremayne Stokes, 17, died Tuesday when the car he was driving hit a bank sign, a Roswell police officer wrote in an incident report.

The officer noticed the black Honda Accord fit the description of a vehicle involved in a home invasion a short time earlier, the report
says. The officer tried to pull the car over, but the driver refused to stop, according to the report.

The car had also been reported stolen in a carjacking in nearby Dunwoody earlier Tuesday, said the report.

Read the full story in the print edition of The Georgia Star

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