By: Kevin Karel & Laura-Jane Hatcher (WRGA News)
One person was killed and another was seriously injured as the result of a single-vehicle crash on Highway 293 Wednesday night, in a location between Emerson and Cartersville in Bartow County.
The death was confirmed Thursday morning by Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton. The identity of the victim has not been made public at this time though Guyton said the deceased is a 33-year-old white female. She is also a Bartow resident.
The victim’s husband was air-lifted to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta with serious injuries.
The crash occurred on Highway 293 just south of Old River Road at about 10:30 pm Wednesday night as the driver left the roadway in his Ford F-250 truck. The cause of the wreck remains unknown.
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