NWGA Scanner | July 20th, 2022

Cohutta woman killed in two-vehicle crash Monday night in Whitfield County

According to the Georgia State Patrol Public Information Office, “These results are preliminary as this crash is still under investigation. On July 18, at 9:42 p.m., Troopers from GSP Post 5 Dalton responded to a two-vehicle crash on GA 2 at Cemetery Drive in Whitfield County. The investigation revealed that a Hyundai Elantra driven by Ms. Sherron Taylor, age 60 of Cohutta, was traveling east on GA 2 towards GA 71. A Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Mr. Victor Mendez, age 21 of Dalton, was traveling east on GA 2, attempting to make a left turn onto Cemetery Drive. Ms. Taylor was traveling behind Mr. Mendez, following too close, and struck the rear of the Chevrolet. Ms. Taylor succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash. Next of kin has been notified. The occupants in the Chevrolet complained of minor injuries on scene.”