One killed in Sunday wreck in Cartersville

August 24, 2020–9:05 a.m.


A 53-year old Cartersville woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, a 15-foot U-Haul moving truck was traveling west on Highway 20 approaching its intersection with Roving Road.

The U-haul turned left into the path of a Chevy Camaro that was traveling east and the vehicles collided head-on.

The driver of the Camaro, Myra Turner of Cartersville, was pronounced dead on the scene.

A passenger in the Camaro was transported to Cartersville Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

After the crash, the driver of the U-Haul truck carjacked a vehicle that had stopped near the scene.

Shortly after the carjacking, the suspect was located and apprehended by Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

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