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NEWS NEARBY: Body Found Near I-85 in Gwinnett, Vehicle Break-ins at Movie Theater ...

A look at top stories from Patch sites across Georgia.

 Dead Body Found on I-85 in Norcross Area - Norcross Patch

Police are investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian on Interstate 85 North between Pleasantdale Road and Jimmy Carter Boulevard.

Around 11:10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, a Corrections Work Detail was cleaning debris off Dawson Boulevard and Graves Road when they discovered a dead body. The body was discovered next to a concrete barrier near a small ravine and could not be seen off the interstate. 

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- East Atlanta Patch

A student was shot and a teacher injured Thursday afternoon at Price Middle School in southeast Atlanta.

A juvenile suspect was quickly apprehended by a school resource officer and taken into custody, Atlanta police said. A small-caliber handgun was recovered. It appeared the victim and suspect knew each other and had argued earlier.

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Sun Glare Blamed for 3-Vehicle Wreck - Monroe Patch

A three-vehicle wreck in Monroe early Thursday morning resulted in a 34-year-old Loganville man being transported to Athens Regional Hospital, according to Georgia State Patrol officials.

One of the involved drivers said he was blinded by the early morning sun and did not see the two vehicles stopped on the side of the road.

Read more on Monroe Patch.

- Dacula Patch

A Jan. 26 trip to the movies proved to be very costly for two Ford truck owners.

A Sea Island, Ga., man told police he parked his 2006 Ford F150 at the Regal Hamilton Mill Stadium 14 theater at approximately 1:15 p.m. When he returned to his vehicle two hours later, he noticed the driver’s side door lock had been punched out.

Read more about a recent string of car break-ins targeting Ford F150s and F250s on Dacula Patch.

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