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Man texting while driving gets into accident and is arrested

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DALTON, GA (WRCB) - A driver was reportedly texting in Dalton, Georgia, which led to a crash and an arrest.  

It happened Monday afternoon when 24-year old Derrick Allen Davis was driving on Dug Gap Road.

Police say he ran into the back of a car and took off.   

He was found minutes later on East Walnut Avenue.  

According to officers, Davis admitted he was reading a text message when he hit the car.

He faces several charges including driving on a suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident.  

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