Fatal wreck in Bartow County Saturday

February 7, 2021–5:27 p.m.


One person was killed in a single-vehicle wreck in Bartow County Saturday.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, the wreck occurred at around 4 p.m. on I-75 when a 2000 Jeep Cherokee, driven by 54-year-old Tanya Wigand of Grayson, was traveling in the left lane just south of mile marker 298.

Wigand lost control of the vehicle and left the east side of the roadway, striking a guardrail and then overturned several times.

The Jeep then came to a final rest on top of the guardrail facing westbound.

Wigand died from injuries sustained in the accident.

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