Fatal Crash reported at Floyd/Bartow Line on Saturday

October 24th, 2022 – 7:40 PM

Staff Reports –

A 16-year-old Adairsville teen died in a one-vehicle car crash near the Floyd/Bartow County line on Saturday.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling westbound on Georgia 20, near mile marker 27. The driver failed to maintain their lane and traveled off the north side of the roadway.

The driver over-corrected steering and lost control of the vehicle. The truck rotated counterclockwise across the westbound lanes and into the center median, overturning several times as it traveled across the eastbound lanes.

Both occupants were unrestrained, and the passenger, 16-year-old Addison Moorehead was ejected from the vehicle. Both occupants were transported to Floyd Medical Center where Moorehead succumb to her injuries.

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