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Teenager Without a Driver’s License Involved in an Accident that Tragically Killed Another Driver


June 23, 2019

SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, GA -  According to an online news report at wsbtv.com, local police are conducting an investigation of an accident that resulted in the death of one person located in South Fulton County.  The accident occurred earlier this week.*

Police are investigating an accident that resulted in the death of one person in South Fulton County earlier this week.  The accident involved a sixteen year old who did not have a driver’s license and took her mother’s vehicle without permission to do so.

The teenager’s sports utility vehicle hit into a trucker whose driver succumbed to their injuries, per the Georgia State Patrol.  The accident occurred at the intersection of Guilford Lane and Flat Shoals Road close to Old National Highway.  The roadway was closed for a period of time while emergency personnel cleared the wreckage at the scene of the accident.

The teenager was going down Flat Shoals Road in one direction and a landscaping truck was travelling in the opposite direction.  Investigators indicate that the teenager somehow became distracted and hit into the yellow landscaping truck head-on.

The teen was traveling down Flat Shoals Road and the landscaping truck was driving in the other direction. 

According to eyewitnesses, the accident did not appear to be serious however, upon seeing the vehicles in the crash, they were not recognizable after the accident.  “I have seen many accidents but not like this,” said a local resident where the crash occurred.   He further notes that “[i]t’s a shame. Now she has to deal with her actions, her unhealthy actions that has led to the loss of life.  She had to be going pretty fast."

Police have not publicly identified the names of the teenager and the driver of the landscaping truck.  The accident remains under investigation by local police.  There are no further details on the accident at this time. 

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Source:https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/south-fulton-county/unlicensed-teen-driver-causes-deadly-crash-in-south-fulton-police-say/958974787

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