Press Release from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office
Cherokee County, Ga. April 3, 2017. The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle accident early Saturday morning on Ball Ground Hwy near Evergreen Road. The Jeep Cherokee, driven by Tyler Callahan 20 years old of Jasper, left the roadway and struck a tree. A passenger in the vehicle, a 17 year old of Canton, was pronounced dead at the scene. The 17 year old's name is not being released at this time. The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Unit is investigating the accident.