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Chattanooga man faces homicide charges in North Georgia

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LAFAYETTE, WALKER COUNTY (WRCB) – A Chattanooga man is facing homicide charges in North Georgia following a late September crash.

According to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson, Kurtis F. Montgomery, 27, has been arrested on first degree homicide by vehicle charges.

The charges stem from an early crash on September 25th that killed 27-year-old Adam Guthrie of Chattanooga.

According to Sheriff Wilson, Guthrie died in the crash in the 8800 block of Highway 157 in Lookout Mountain.

Deputies say Montgomery, who was driving the vehicle, had been drinking prior to the crash.

Montgomery is being held in the Walker County Detention Facility.

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