Kennesaw, GA – Juvenile Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on Ben King Rd

Kennesaw, GA – Juvenile Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on Ben King Rd

Kennesaw, GA (December 12, 2023) – A juvenile lost their life as a result of a fatal accident that took place in Kennesaw on Sunday, December 10. At around 8:15 p.m., the Cobb County police and firefighters were called to the scene of a crash on Ben King Road.

Official reports indicate that a group of juveniles were crossing Ben King Road during the evening hours. For unknown reasons, a red 2017 GMC Acadia, which was traveling east on the roadway, struck the pedestrians. The force of the collision caused one of the victims to be ejected from the roadway and into a wooden area off the road. The juvenile victim was transported to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital for the treatment of critical injuries.

Authorities confirmed that the victim had passed away from their injuries. The driver of the GMC, identified as Jerome Cox, was arrested by the police. Authorities charged the driver with driving under the influence of alcohol, a suspicion of first-degree home see by vehicle and an array of other charges. At this time, investigations into the crash are ongoing.

Our sympathies are with the family of the juvenile killed in this accident.

Georgia Fatal Accidents

Kennesaw, GA – Juvenile Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on Ben King RdIn 2022 alone, more than 43,000 people lost their lives as a result of fatal collisions across the United States. Unfortunately, dealing with the overwhelming impact of a fatal collision can be incredibly challenging. Regrettably, we continue to see the number of who lose their lives in fatal collisions rise year after year. In our states, we see many accidents take place due to negligent and reckless drivers. In fact, nearly nine out of ten collisions are a result of negligent or reckless driver error. Some of the most common causes of these accidents include:

If a loved one was taken in a fatal crash caused by the preventable and negligent actions of another driver, your family has the option to pursue legal action. To increase the likelihood of obtaining justice, it is advisable to obtain representation as soon as possible. An experienced wrongful death lawyer can assist you in constructing a strong case against the accountable individual. This will allow your family to concentrate on moving forward while your attorney handles the legal aspects of the mourning process.

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