Parents of woman killed in road rage accident want law change - CBS46 News

Parents of woman killed in road rage accident want law change

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GAINESVILLE, GA (CBS46) -

The parents of a young Gainesville woman killed in a road rage crash are on a mission to change Georgia Law.

Chelsea Gerrish, 20, was killed Oct. 21. She was traveling on Browns Bridge Road when, according to police, a truck driven by Michael Williams, 48, hit Gerrish's SUV head-on.

Williams and Gerrish died on impact. Gerrish's two passengers survived the crash.

Police said Williams had a case of road rage with a couple that was driving in front of him. He rammed their vehicle. When Williams tried to pass them, he hit Gerrish.

Gerrish's parents, Donna and Tony Gerrish, are now working with State Rep. Kevin Tanner to create the Chelsea Gerrish Law.

"I want it to help stop the road rage. It's so out of hand. We need stiffer fines, punishment, felony charge, imprisonment and loss of license from six months to a year," said Donna Gerrish.

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