6-year old dies from injuries sustained in Gordon County crash

March 29, 2021–6:13 p.m.


A 6-year old boy has died from injuries sustained in the crash of a tractor-trailer last Thursday on I-75 in Gordon County.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, the 2016 Freightliner, driven by 46-year old Corey Demetrice Smith of Spring, Texas, struck the guardrail and then hit the Highway 53 bridge support located in the center of the median.

Smith and a 33-year old passenger were transported to Floyd Medical Center for treatment.

A 4-year old female passenger and 6-year old Dion Scott were transported to AdventHealth Gordon.

On Sunday, the GSP was notified that Dion Scott had died from his injuries.


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