Teen killed in Forsyth County car crash - CBS46 News

Teen killed in Forsyth County car crash

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CUMMING, GA (CBS46) -

Forsyth County sheriff's officials said a 13-year-old girl died after a car crash Saturday afternoon.

The collision occurred at approximately 1:20 p.m. on Saturday at the intersection of Martin Road and Shadburn Road.

A 2008 Ford F250, being driven by Jason Kenney of Cumming, was traveling west on Martin Road approaching Shadburn Road.

A 1998 Acura TL, being driven by Kori Pirkle, 19, also of Cumming, was traveling east on Martin Road and was making a left turn onto Shadburn Road when the two vehicles collided in the intersection.

Kayla Pirkle was airlifted to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite where she was pronounced dead.

Kori Pirkle, the 13-year-old girl's sister, was taken to North Fulton Hospital where she was treated and released.

Kenney and two passengers in the truck were not injured.

Kayla was in 7th grade at Little Mill Middle School. Kori Pirkle is a senior at North Forsyth High School.

Grief counselors were at the school Monday morning.

Authorities said charges have not been filed and the crash is under investigation.

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Kenney and two passengers in the truck were not injured.
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