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One person killed in weekend vehicle crash
Accident still being investigated, says GSP
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A woman was killed and another person was critically injured after a vehicle crash along the Dawsonville portion of Ga. 400 the evening of Saturday, Feb. 12. 

Preliminary investigative findings were provided to DCN. The crash is still under investigation, stated Lt. W Mark Riley, Georgia State Patrol’s Public Information Director. 

Personnel from GSP’s Post 37 were requested to investigate a two-vehicle fatal crash on Ga. 400 near Prestige Lane at 6:06 p.m. on Feb. 12. 

 Preliminary results show that a motorcycle traveled south in the left lane of Ga. 400 as another vehicle proceeded in the same direction behind it. 

“While both vehicles were traveling south, some aggressive driving behaviors were exhibited, and the driver of the motorcycle lost control, causing the motorcycle to strike the side of the other vehicle,” stated the provisional findings. 

At that point, both the motorcycle’s driver and passenger were ejected off of it. The driver sustained “significant injuries” and was transported to a hospital in critical condition.  The motorcycle’s passenger, 37-year-old Ashley N. Kelly, suffered fatal injuries.  

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in this crash.  The crash report was not yet complete as of the morning of Feb. 14.