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Woman Struck in Cherokee Crosswalk

The fatal accident occurred last night at the intersection of Georgia 92 and Wade Green Road.

A 51-year-old Acworth woman was struck by a car and killed Monday night after she fell in the crosswalk of Georgia 92 and Wade Green Road.

About 10:30 p.m. Monday, 51-year-old Melanie June Mayes was crossing Georgia 92 when she fell, Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright said in a news release.

A 2006 Pontiac G6 hit Mayes, who died at the scene.

No charges have been filed against the driver, 25-year-old Tiffany Tashay Thuesdee, also of Acworth.

"The crash remains under investigation," Wright said.

KELLI August 22, 2012 at 03:00 PM
Too bad vehicals aren't forced to respect pedestrian rights in GA....
Dawg August 22, 2012 at 05:15 PM
I do not think you can force a vehicle to do obey laws.

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