Charges in deadly crashes in Barrow, Elbert counties

Vehicular homicide counts

A 26 year-old woman from Athens has been identified as the person killed in the Thursday crash that closed Highway 316 in Barrow County: the Georgia State Patrol says Lauranne Teyssier was driving the car that slammed into a tractor trailer rig on 316 at Barber Creek Road in Statham. The driver of the truck, 66 year-old Richard Fearing of Fayetteville North Carolina, is facing charges that include vehicular homicide. State Troopers say he was not injured in the accident, which remains under investigation.

A teenager from Hart County is charged in the death of a man killed in a crash in Elbert County: the Georgia State Patrol says 18 year-old John LeCroy of Hartwell was behind the wheel of the vehicle that struck a car driven by Edward Wright of Canon. Wright died after the wreck on Bowman Highway. LeCroy faces counts that include DUI and vehicular homicide.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.



amazon alexa

Enable our Skill today to listen live at home on your Alexa Devices!