One dead in accident on Marietta Highway in Canton - CBS46 News

One dead in accident on Marietta Highway in Canton

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One person died in three-car crash on the Marietta Highway Bridge at exit 14, between Holly Springs and south Canton on Thursday.

The accident happened just after 3 p.m.

According to Tim Cavender with the Cherokee County Fire Department, two cars and one truck were involved in the crash.

The driver of a red Honda, a 30-year-old woman, died in the crash.  A 68-year-old man driving white Buick had cuts to his head and was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in stable condition.

There were two women and three children, ages 12, seven and four in the truck.  All were taken to the hospital, but none of their injuries were life threatening, Cavender said.

Both lanes of Marietta Highway were blocked until the clean-up operation was complete.

The cause of the accident is currently being investigated by the Canton Police Department.

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