2 killed in early morning wreck on Austell Road - CBS46 News

2 killed in early morning wreck on Austell Road

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Cobb County authorities have released the identity of two people who were killed in a wreck on Austell Road that happened around 4:15 Wednesday morning.

Two cars were involved, according to Cobb County police.

Chrystina L. Stanford, 29, and Gary V. Sheppard, 41, died on scene.

Investigators said an Austell police officer was attempting to pull Stanford over near Maxham Road.

As the officer attempted to approach, Stanford headed northbound on Maxham Road in the southbound lanes at a high rate of speed. 

After passing Sweetwater Lane on Austell Road, Stanford  collided head on with Sheppard's car, according to police.

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