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Driver dies following deer collision in Ball Ground

Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Press Release

  Just after 4 a.m. Tuesday morning Cherokee Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle accident on Conns Creek Road near Moody Road in Ball Ground.

   A Jeep Wrangler driven by Danny Barnes, 56 years old of Ball Ground, struck a deer causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and roll down an embankment. Barnes died from injuries sustained in the accident after being partially ejected from the Jeep Wrangler.

   There were no passengers in the vehicle. The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Unit is investigating the accident.