Woman from Rome, Georgia Killed in Accident on Shorter Avenue
ROME, GA – According to online news reports at northwestgeorgianews.com and coosavalleynews.com, a three automobile accident occurred on Shorter Avenue in Rome that resulted in one fatality and two injuries. The accident occurred in the late afternoon.*
According to the captain of the Rome police, a green truck driven by a man, aged 32, of Rome was going west on Shorter Avenue. A woman, aged 30, of Rome, was driving a white sedan and was trying to exit the parking lot of a local pizza restaurant where she was struck by the thirty two year old man. The third vehicle, a silver minivan was driven by a man, aged 60, of Rome, who was also going west on Shorter and was involved in the crash.
The accident remains under investigation by the local police. There are no further details on the accident at this time.
While most truckers are responsible and highly trained drivers, they do account for about 5,000 deaths each year due to accidents involving passenger vehicles. They are large, can be deadly and they’re located everywhere.
Most truckers operate their vehicles responsibly, and are part of the “necessary cog” in the United States’ transportation system and business. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, and sometimes they involve fatalities.
In 2018, the number of truck related accident fatalities reached their all-time high over the past thirty years. This is due to a number of causes, with the most commonly seen being distracted driving with at least one of the vehicles involved. This represents a 9% increase in fatalities, which translates to an additional 392 deaths, that occurred back in 2018. Out of the 4,671 deaths, 1,300 were truckers and the remaining portion were passenger vehicles.
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Source:http://www.northwestgeorgianews.com/rome/news/local/three-car-wreck-on-shorter-avenue-leaves-one-dead-two/article_d4b336bc-9545-11e9-a8c8-ef9905f27cc5.html and https://coosavalleynews.com/2019/06/rome-woman-killed-in-shorter-avenue-wreck/