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Polk County Woman is Facing Charges of Vehicular Homicide

June 13, 2019

ROME, GA – According to an online news report at, a woman from Polk County was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide after causing an accident located at East 12thStreet and East Second Avenue in Rome.*

A woman was arrested and is being charged with vehicular homicide following an accident that occurred over the past weekend.

The twenty eight year old woman from Rockmart, Georgia was going southbound on Second Avenue and ran a stop sign at the intersection of East 12thStreet and East Second Avenue in Rome, Georgia. Upon running the stop sign, the woman T-boned another vehicle that was going westbound on East 12thStreet.

According to the Floyd County Coroner, a passenger in the vehicle travelling on East 12thStreet was a sixty two year old man from Rome, Georgia, who was seriously injured due to the impact of the crash. The accident occurred in the early morning hours this past weekend.  The man tragically died while at the hospital as he was undergoing surgery.

Per the Rome Police, their investigation of the accident was able to determine that the twenty eight year old who caused the accident was driving while intoxicated.  As a result she has been charged with driving under the influence and running a stop sign.

No one else sustained injuries in the accident. The accident remains under investigation by the local police.  There are no further details on the crash at this time.

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