Two people killed in head-on collision in Forsyth County Tuesday

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – Two people were killed and two others seriously injured in a head-on crash at the intersection of Bannister Road and Mockingbird Road Tuesday morning.

A 2003 Honda Accord was traveling south on Bannister Road while a 2013 Hyundai Elantra was traveling northbound.  For reasons undetermined at this point, the Honda crossed into the northbound lane striking the Hyundai.

The driver of the Honda, identified as 36-year-old Jessica James of Dawsonville, was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The 14-year-old passenger was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The passenger in the Hyundai, identified as 38-year-old Sarah Decoteau of Dawsonville, was transported by Life Flight to a local hospital, but was pronounced deceased shortly thereafter.

The driver of the Hyundai was transported to a local hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators noted that the two victims of this crash were not wearing their seatbelts and the two survivors were.

This crash remains under investigation by Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Specialist Unit.


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