MONROE COUNTY, Ga (CBS46) -- A man with a lengthy arrest record faces new charges after a deadly car crash in Monroe County.

Authorities say 25-year-old Eric Tapia-Alegria from Snellville was an escapee from a Gwinnett County work detail.

Monroe County deputies were in pursuit when he hit two vehicles and apartment build last night.

His passenger, 21-year-old Sapphire Thomas of Stone Mountain, died.

Investigators say Tapia-Alegria is wanted on multiple warrants in multiple counties.

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