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Tuesday June 30th, 2015 3:45PM

Man dies after suspected drunk driver hits car

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) -- A 25-year-old Cobb County man is dead after police say his stalled out car was rammed from behind by a suspected drunk driver.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Olvin Gallo-Flores' 2004 Nissan 350 ZX stalled early Sunday morning on the I-285 westbound ramp from I-75 north in Clayton County.

The Mableton man died when a Chevrolet Express Cargo Van slammed into the back of the Nissan, according to police.

Police said charges are pending against the driver and a passenger in that vehicle. They are suspected of being under the influence of alcohol.

The identities of the two were not released.
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