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1 dead after short police chase in Nicholls

GSP has confirmed one man has died following a short police chase in Nicholls, GA. GSP has confirmed one man has died following a short police chase in Nicholls, GA.
GSP said a Nicholls Police officer attempted to stop Julian Walter Thomas, 39, after he failed to stop at a stop sign. GSP said a Nicholls Police officer attempted to stop Julian Walter Thomas, 39, after he failed to stop at a stop sign.
NICHOLLS, GA (WALB) -

Georgia State Patrol confirmed one man has died following a short police chase in Nicholls, Georgia. 

Trooper Clint Guest said Julian Walter Thomas, 39, died Thursday night around 10:05. 

A Nicholls Police officer attempted to pull over Thomas after he failed to stop at a stop sign on North Liberty Road.  

When the officer activated his blue lights, troopers said Thomas sped off, came around a hard curve too quickly, and lost control. 

Trooper Guest said Thomas' truck overturned approximately three times near North Liberty and Harmony Road. 

Thomas was ejected from the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

GSP is investigating the fatal wreck. 

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