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Man dies, child injured following chase

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State Troopers are investigating a deadly wreck that resulted from a high speed chase in Lawrence County.

Sheriff's deputies stopped a vehicle on Alabama 24 east of Moulton around 9 p.m. When deputies check his identification, he sped off.

The driver, 30-year-old Gregory Johnson, led deputies on a pursuit. They lost track of him but then saw tire tracks going off the road and found the vehicle.

Troopers said Johnson lost control and went off the roadway near County Road 33. He was ejected and died at the scene.

A 5-year-old girl was also in the car. She was injured, treated and released.

Troopers are investigating the wreck.

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