In a heartbreaking incident that has shaken the Cherokee County community, two teenagers lost their lives while three others were seriously injured when their car crashed into a tree on Tuesday night.
Cherokee County Accident, What Actually Happened?
The fatal crash occurred on Towne Lake Parkway near Towne Lake Hills East at about 8:17 p.m. on Tuesday. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the tragic event, stating that a car carrying five teenagers veered off the road and collided with a tree.
One of the victims, a 17-year-old from Marietta, was pronounced dead at the scene. Another 17-year-old, from Woodstock, was rushed to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital but succumbed to his injuries.
In addition to the two fatalities, a third 17-year-old suffered serious injuries. The condition and identities of the other two teens involved in the accident have not been disclosed at this time.
This devastating incident serves as a stark reminder of the fragility of life, particularly for the young lives lost and those left to mourn their passing. The Cherokee County community, friends, and family of the victims are united in grief and support for each other during this challenging time.