Suspect charged in Aug. 8 hit-and-run in Clayton that resulted in a pedestrian fatality

Chantz R. Ramey, 24, of Clayton, has been charged with vehicular homicide - 1st degree, in connection with death of Mario Webb, 26, also of Clayton.

Booking photo, Chantz Rock Ramey, 2017 - Clayton Police Department

In a press release issued today, Aug. 22, by Georgia State Patrol Post 7 (Toccoa), ConnectLocal was advised that Chantz R. Ramey, 24, of Clayton, has been charged with vehicular homicide - 1st degree.


"Other charges will be forthcoming as the investigation continues," stated Sgt. Cj.J. Coffee, Assistant Commander of Post 7. "This crash is being investigated by GSP Post 7 Toccoa, GSP Troop B Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team, and Rabun County Sheriffs’ Office."


According to the GSP incident report, "On 8/8/2020 at approximately 0504 hours, a red Ford F-150 was traveling north on Main Street/Old 441 near Dunlap Street. The Ford F-150 was driven by Chantz R. Ramey age 24 of Clayton, Ga. A pedestrian identified as Mr. Mario Webb age 26 of Clayton, GA was traveling east on Dunlap Street and was attempting to cross Main Street. Mr. Webb was  struck by the Ford F-150 driven by Mr. Ramey. Mr. Ramey and his vehicle left the scene of the crash. Mr. Webb received fatal injuries in the crash."


In May 2017, Ramey was one of two individuals arrested by the Clayton Police Department on methamphetamine charges and active warrants and was also later charged with felony probation violation.




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