Atlanta area teenager, Anthony Tremayne Stokes, died Tuesday after being involved in a high speed police chase. The teen was in the news for receiving a heart transplant two years ago.

Stokes, 17, died Tuesday when the car he was driving hit a bank sign, noted a Roswell incident report.


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Police observed a black Honda Accord fit the description of a vehicle involved in a home invasion a short time earlier, the report says. The officer tried to pull the car over, but the driver refused to stop, the report said. The car had also been reported stolen in a carjacking in nearby Dunwoody earlier Tuesday, the report says. h/t foxnews

Stokes received a new heart when he was 15 years old. He needed a new heart because he suffered from dilated cardiomyopathy.