NWGA Scanner | September 4th, 2021

Three teens killed in head-on crash Friday night on the Bypass in Whitfield County

According to the Georgia State Patrol,”On September 3, 2021, at 9:00 p.m., the Georgia State Patrol Post 5 Dalton was requested to investigate a three vehicle crash with fatalities on GA 3 at Haig Mill Lake Road. The preliminary investigation shows that a white 2013 Ford Fusion was traveling south on GA 3 and failed to maintain its lane and traveled into the northbound lanes. The 2013 white Ford Fusion struck a silver 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 head on. After impact, the white 2013 Ford Fusion rotated clockwise and traveled into the outside lane striking a 2011 Ford Taurus. After impact, all vehicles came to an uncontrolled final rest in the roadway. Ms. Kierra Clay, 18, and Ms. Bethany Rose Pizarro, 17, passengers in the white 2013 Ford Fusion suffered fatal injuries. The driver of the white 2013 Ford Fusion, Ms. Kathryn Beasley, 19 years old, was transported to Erlanger Hospital by air in critical condition. The two other drivers sustained non-life-threatening injuries.  The Georgia State Patrol’s Specialized Collison Reconstruction Team is assisting with this investigation.  The crash report is incomplete at this time.” According to family Kathryn Beasley has since succumbed to her injuries as well.