We now know the identities of both people killed in a series of crashes that led to the shutdown of I-75 two miles from the SR 140 exit in Adairsville for about five hours on Monday morning.

The driver who was fleeing law enforcement was 15-year-old Jonathan McEvers from LaFayette, and the victim from the related crash was 33-year-old Michael Stout from Ohio.

Calhoun Police reportedly told WRGA that they went to a RaceTrac gasoline service station at 5:45 about a suspicious person driving a possible stolen vehicle, which turned out to be McEvers in a white Chevrolet Silverado. They said when they tried to stop the truck, it fled and ended up going over 90 miles per hour on I-75 south with Calhoun Police and Gordon County deputies pursuing.

About ten minutes later, as the Chevrolet Silverado approached mile marker 304 (two miles south of the SR 140 exit in Adairsville), McEvers moved to the right and hit the Calhoun Police patrol car.

After this impact, McEvers lost control, and his truck left the roadway and struck the guardrail, which overturned and struck a Buick SUV traveling north on I-75.

McEvers was ejected during the rollover and was ultimately struck by the Buick SUV shortly after the overturning pickup truck hit the Buick.

Jonathan McEvers was pronounced deceased on scene, and the driver of the Buick SUV was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital by helicopter with serious injuries.

The crash report is not yet available.

A secondary crash occurred due to this crash.

A Toyota Corolla and a Hyundai Genesis G70 were traveling north on Interstate 75, and both drivers took evasive action to avoid the initial crash.

The Hyundai struck the Toyota that had overturned and traveled off the roadway.

The driver of the Hyundai Genesis, Michael Stout, was pronounced deceased on scene, and the driver of the Toyota Corolla suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

That crash report is not yet available.

Troopers from Georgia State Patrol Post 3 Cartersville and Post 43 Calhoun worked the incident, and a Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team is assisting with the crash investigation.