Georgia Man in Chase After Stealing Locksmith’s Services Crashes and Kills One Girl and Injures Two Other Girls on Sidewalk

Tansu Kanlica, left, and Garrett Kyle Anderson.
Tansu Kanlica, left, and Garrett Kyle Anderson.

A locksmith who police say was chasing a 23-year-old who drove away before paying for a lockout service lost control of his car and hit three teenage girls on a sidewalk in northern Georgia, killing one and injuring the other two.

Both men have been arrested.

Cobb County police spokesman Mike Bowman says the locksmith, 27-year-old Tansu Kanlica, of Atlanta, is facing several charges including vehicular homicide and reckless driving. Bowman says he was chasing 23-year-old Garrett Anderson in Kennesaw Sunday night.

Bowman says one girl was pronounced dead at the scene and a second suffered life-threatening injuries. The third girl is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Anderson, of Kennesaw, faces similar charges as Kanlica and is also charged with theft of services.

It’s unclear if the men have attorneys.

Source: The AP

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