Fatal wreck on Shorter Avenue Saturday

June 23, 2019–11:33 a.m.


A three-vehicle wreck on Shorter Avenue in front of Little Caesars claimed the life of a 30-year old Rome woman and sent two others to the hospital.

According to Rome Police, a pickup truck struck a Pontiac.

The Pontiac then hit a mini-van.

The driver of the Pontiac, Whitney Swoopes, was killed.

A child in her vehicle and the driver of the pickup were injured.

The investigation into the cause of the wreck, which occurred at around 3 p.m. Saturday, continues.

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