Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Stephanie Marie Christ of Canton is listed in critical condition.
The Georgia State Patrol has identified those involved in this morning's accident on Reinhardt College Parkway and Hickory Nut Drive. The 22-year-old motorcyclist who had to be pulled from under a pickup truck this morning has been identified as Stephanie Marie Christ, 22, of Canton. The 62-year-old driver of the Chevrolet S-10 truck is Larry Richard Mason, 62, of Waleska. "She was operating a 2005 Buell Blast and pulled from Hickory Nut and into the path of the eastbound Chevrolet S10 truck," GSP spokesman Gordy Wright said. No charges have been filed, he said. When Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services and Canton Fire Department crews this morning responded to an accident that temporarily shut down Reinhardt College Parkway near …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Mary Cantrell was taken off life support this afternoon.
Mary Cantrell, the 69-year-old woman who was flown to Grady Hospital in Atlanta after she was struck by her own vehicle on Wednesday, has died. "The victim was taken off life support and was pronounced as dead at 3 p.m.," Det. Candy Worthy of the Canton Police Department said in an email this afternoon. "Her injuries were consistent with generalized massive trauma to the head and body. Our prayers are with her family." At about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, Cantrell's Jeep Liberty "had some issue with the emergency brake," Worthy said in an earlier email to Canton-Sixes Patch. The SUV later rolled down her driveway in the 200 block of Towering Peaks in Canton's Great Sky subdivision and struck her. The investigation by the police department's …
Mary Cantrell remains in critical condition at Grady Hospital.
Authorities have identified the woman who was flown to Grady Hospital in Atlanta after she was struck by her own vehicle. Mary Cantrell, 69, was injured at about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Towering Peaks, which is in Canton's Great Sky subdivision, Det. Candy Worthy of the Canton Police Department said this afternoon. Cantrell's Jeep Liberty "had some issue with the emergency brake not turning off when she was trying to turn it off," Worthy said in an email to Canton-Sixes Patch. "The vehicle later rolled down her driveway and struck her causing her injuries." Cantrell, who suffered severe head trauma, remains in critical condition at Grady, Worthy said. The investigation by the police department's traffic unit is ongoing, …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The woman, who appeared to be in her late 60s, has been flown to Grady Hospital in Atlanta with severe head trauma.
A woman who appears to be in her late 60s was flown to Grady Hospital in Atlanta after a SUV struck her today in Canton's Great Sky subdivision. Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services spokesman Tim Cavender said the agency, along with the Canton Fire Department, found the woman in the middle of 215 Towering Peaks. "She had apparently been struck by a Jeep Liberty SUV," he said. The woman, who has severe head trauma, is listed in critical condition, Cavender said. The Canton Police Department is investigating the cause of the accident, he said. Stay with Canton-Sixes Patch for updates on this breaking news story.
Monday, July 2, 2012
Two were taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital. Another was taken to Grady Hospital.
Two women and one man were taken to local hospitals after an afternoon accident on Knox Bridge Highway, just west of Fire Station 13. Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services spokesman Tim Cavender said a burgundy Ford Explorer left the highway and flipped several times before landing down an embankment. When crews arrived on the scene, they found an unidentified 30-year-old female passenger lying on the ground outside the automobile. The 28-year-old male driver and a 38-year-old female passenger were trapped in the car. "It is uncertain at this time if (the 30-year-old passenger) was ejected or got out of the automobile on her own," Cavender said. "The driver and another passenger ... had to be extricated." With the exception of the 38…
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The unidentified 16-year-old girl was flown to Grady Hospital after she struck a tree on Butterworth Road.
A 16-year-old girl was flown to Grady Hospital on Wednesday after the black Toyota Camry she was driving left the highway and struck a tree on Butterworth Road. The girl, who has not been identified, is in critical condition with a possible broken shoulder and head injuries, said Tim Cavender, spokesman for Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services, the agency that responded to the accident shortly after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. "The cause of the accident is being investigated by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office," Cavender said. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Canton-Sixes Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
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Saturday, November 12, 2011
An Oct. 29 house fire in Ball Ground affected not one, but two families.
Two Saturdays ago, Candy Allen heard a noise coming from the lower level of her Ball Ground home. She thought it was the sound of "girls being girls." The family had just wrapped a Halloween party, and a couple of her niece's friends spent the night. She went downstairs to quiet them. Husband Randy Allen had to get up early the next morning to go to his second job at Shaw Industries in Cartersville. "That's when I noticed the flames coming from the kitchen to the dining room ceiling," she said. "And I started opening the bedroom doors and telling everybody, 'The house is on fire! Get out!' " Everybody except her husband evacuated the home. Randy Allen, 40, stands 6-foot-4 and weighs about 340 pounds. He thought he should do something—…
Saturday, October 29, 2011
A woman inside the Yellow Creek Road home said it appeared that the early morning fire started in the garage.
An unidentified man has been transported to Grady Hospital's Burn Center after an early morning fire left him with severe burns to his face, arms, back and feet. When Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services crews arrived at 3885 Yellow Creek Rd. shortly before 1:15 a.m., they found the ranch-style home "fully involved," spokesman Tim Cavender said. Ten people—four adults and six children—were inside the home, located in the northeastern part of the county. The burned man, who Cavender said was 40 years old, was the only one injured. "A female occupant of the home stated that it appeared that the fire started in the garage," he said. "When the man opened the garage door, a flashover occurred resulting in his injuries." Due to rainy …