Cherokee County, GA (November 28, 2018) – Authorities are still working on their investigation of a fatal accident that took the life of a 17-year-old and injured three others. We recently reported about the accident but now the teen has been identified.
Police say that, around 2 p.m. yesterday, the vehicle lost control on Old Orange Mill Road near Creekview High School after being struck. A 17-year-old was killed in the accident, who was identified as Stephen Smith.
The 17-year-old driver, another 17-year-old passenger, and a 15-year-old passenger were all seriously injured and taken to the hospital. Smith was described by his classmates as “a friend to all.” As of now, police continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash.
It is never easy to lose a loved one in an accident. At this time, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Stephen Smith in the hopes that they will be able to find peace and comfort at this time.
Fatal Accident in Georgia
Every year, tens of thousands of people will be injured due to the negligence of others in serious Georgia car accidents. However, thousands will also lose their lives in these horrific accidents. In just one year, it was reported that 1,703 people lost their lives in these serious accidents. It is important to turn to the experienced help of an attorney during this difficult time.
At the Nye Law Group, we have a personal responsibility to stand by the sides of those who have suffered serious losses due to a loved one passing away in an accident. You might be seeking results in your case as you work through the serious grief experienced following one of these accidents while managing a wide variety of bills. Please do not hesitate to contact an attorney that you can trust to handle your case, and give us a call to get started on your case at 912-200-5230.
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