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Man Indicted in Connection with Tragic, Fatal Vehicle Crash in Cobb County, Georgia


July 06, 2019

COBB COUNTY, GA. – According to a news report posted online at ajc.com, a man has been indicted in connection with a fatal vehicle crash that occurred earlier in 2019 in Cobb County, Georgia. The crash tragically killed the man’s wife, who was pregnant at the time.* 

The accident happened several months ago on Austell Road in Cobb County. Police officers and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution report that a 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche was traveling south on Austell Road, approaching Kurt Drive. The Chevy somehow exited the roadway at the intersection and crashed into a curb. 

After the impact with the curb, the driver of the Chevy overcorrected, and the truck began to rotate. The Chevy then struck the median in the roadway and rolled before coming to a rest in the northbound lanes. 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the passenger in the Chevy, a 29-year-old woman from Marietta, Georgia, was ejected during the wreck and sustained serious injuries. She was reportedly pregnant at the time and was the wife of the driver. Tragically, the woman and her unborn child died at the hospital, according to the news report. 

The news report states that the Chevy driver, a man from Marietta, told officers after the crash that he had been drinking. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that his blood alcohol level was between .138 and .158. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution further reports that he was recently indicted by a Cobb County grand jury on charges of first-degree vehicular homicide, first-degree feticide, and driving without a valid driver’s license. 

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Source:https://www.ajc.com/news/local/cobb-man-indicted-crash-that-killed-pregnant-wife/x6XXbaGESDDEUqZMHeEUwK/

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