Elderly Driver & Learner Hit Head-On in Deadly Dalton Crash

Dalton (WDEF) – A 79- year old driver was killed in a head on crash Tuesday afternoon in Whitfield County.

It happened on Dawnville Road near Renfroe.

Our media partner, The Dalton Daily Citizen reports that the vehicle driven by Fred Russell drifted into the other lane.

Troopers weren’t sure if he had a medical condition, but there were no skid marks indicating he used his brakes.

He hit a 15-year old driving on a learner’s permit.

The juvenile and their grandmother were injured in the crash.

Categories: Local News, Whitfield County

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