Teenager, 24-Year-Old Woman Killed in Walton County, GA, Car Crash
WALTON COUNTY, GA. – October 31, 2018 (11alive.com) According to an online news report from 11alive.com, a teenage girl and a 24-year-old woman were killed October 31 in a car crash in Walton County, Georgia. The two victims’ cars collided head-on on Georgia Highway 186.*
At approximately 8:20 a.m. on October 31, 17-year-old Chealse Lockhart, of Good Hope, Georgia, was driving a 2003 Ford Escape westbound on Georgia Highway 186 in Walton County. About two miles north of Good Hope, Lockhart attempted to negotiate a curve in the roadway and crossed the centerline, striking a 2014 Chevrolet Sonic head-on.
Lockhart was transported to Piedmont Walton Hospital, then transferred to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She sadly perished from her injuries at Grady Memorial. Emergency responders pronounced the driver of the Chevrolet dead at the scene. She has been identified as 24-year-old Ashley Allen, of Mansfield, Georgia.
Georgia State Patrol, Walton County Fire Rescue, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, and Walton County EMS responded to the crash. Georgia State Patrol is continuing to investigate the collision and has not yet released additional information. Troopers do not believe drugs or alcohol contributed to the accident.
According to data collected by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, a fair amount of vehicle accidents occur in Walton County every year. In 2012, 1,453 vehicle accidents occurred in the county, resulting in injuries to 369 people and the deaths of five people. Accident figures rose steadily during the next four years. In 2016, a total of 2,729 vehicle accidents occurred in the county, leading to 679 injuries.
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