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News Nearby: Students Arrested, Motorist Trapped

Here are your top Patch headlines from around the region.

Two Students Arrested in EPHS Vandalism Case

 school resource officers about 2 p.m. Tuesday arrested two 16-year-old boys in connection with the Monday morning vandalism of .

As the two are juveniles, authorities did not release their mugshots nor their names, but according to a sheriff’s office press release, both were East Paulding students who had been suspended from the school earlier in the year and were not allowed on school property. Both were students in the Ombudsman program, the alternative school program used by the school district.

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Trapped Motorcyclist Flown to Grady

When  and  crews on Wednesday morning responded to an accident that temporarily shut down Reinhardt College Parkway near Hickory Nut Drive, they found a 22-year-old woman trapped under a pickup truck.

Just before 11 a.m., they discovered that "a Buell motorcycle and a Chevrolet S-10 pick-up truck had left the highway and gone down an embankment," Cherokee Fire spokesman Tim Cavender said in a news release. "The motorcyclist, a 22-year-old female, was trapped underneath the truck vehicle and had to be removed."

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Police Suspect Son Killed Elderly Mother

Gwinnett County Police say they believe an elderly woman's son may be responsible for her death.

Officers were called to 1139 Simonton Glen Way in unincorporated Lawrenceville at 10:28 Tuesday morning. The husband of 72 year old Phyllis Wilson and her care taker .

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Aimee Copeland Speaks to Katie Couric, Gets New Vehicle

WSBTV.com reported that Aimee Copeland was surprised on Tuesday by Smyrna's Steve Rayman Chevrolet, who offered her a vehicle of her choosing. It will be fitted with features that meet Aimee's needs, like a driver's seat that moves to accommodate a wheelchair and hand controls to brake and accelerate.

"I'm going to be able to provide her a car, she's going to get in and drive, and there's nothing that will make me feel better in my lifetime," Steve Rayman, owner of Steve Rayman Chevrolet, said to WSBTV.

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