Hwy 369 Fatality

Canton, Cherokee County, Ga. October 20, 2010 - Cherokee sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a serious injury accident shortly before noon Tuesday on Highway 369 just east of Yellow Creek Road. A Chevrolet pick-up traveling eastbound side swiped a large garbage truck traveling westbound. The driver of the garbage truck was not injured. The driver of the pick-up, Alvin Clemons, 65 years old of Cumming, was transported to North Fulton Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The accident is being investigated by the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Unit. Preliminary indications are that Clemons’ vehicle crossed the double yellow line and collided with the garbage truck.




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