Alleged drunk driver charged in deadly accident - CBS46 News

Alleged drunk driver charged in deadly accident

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BARTOW COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Georgia State Patrol said a man was killed when his vehicle was hit by an alleged drunk driver on Friday afternoon in Bartow County.

Troopers said the crash happened on GA 113 at Brown Farm Road. According to GSP, Kenneth Newberry, 22, from Aragon was killed.

They said Newberry was stopped at a traffic light. His Ford Ranger was hit from behind by John Cook, 64 , from Rockmart, who was driving a Chevrolet Captiva, said Officers. After the initial crash, two other stopped vehicles were hit.

GSP said Cook was charged with vehicular homicide, DUI and following too closely. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

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