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Emergency crews did not need to race to scene of fatal wreck
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The other day, we were driving by an accident on Candler Road. At that point, there were only the utility crew and one police unit at the scene. By the time we got to the light down by Waffle House, an ambulance with full siren blaring and several police units were racing to the scene, right down to a motorcycle unit.

My question is why? The officer at the scene surely reported a deceased driver. Why did law enforcement feel it necessary to put other folks in harms way by their speeding around those corners? We don't need another hazard! Seems there should be a policy not to rush to these types of scenes.

I am sorry for the family's loss. It was a terrible thing.

Stuart Taylor