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Woman dies in Ball Ground crash



Photo/Cherokee Sheriff

All passengers of this overturned Tahoe on Ball Ground Hwy were transported to local hospitals for injuries. One woman suffered fatal injuries.

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office Press Release

     Cherokee County, Ga. March 28, 2018. Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched Wednesday morning at 6:18 a.m. to an accident with injuries on Ball Ground Hwy at Jordan Road.  A Toyota pickup truck, driven by Joseph Handel 55 years of age of Jasper, was traveling southbound on Ball Ground Hwy turning left onto Jordan Road.  A Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by Dylan Robertson 20 years of age of Ball Ground, was traveling northbound on Ball Ground Hwy when it was struck by the pickup truck causing it to flip over onto its roof.  All parties in the Tahoe were transported to a local hospital.  A passenger in Tahoe, Kirsten Robertson 21 years of age of Ball Ground, was later pronounced deceased due to injuries received in the accident.  A third passenger in the Tahoe, a juvenile female, was uninjured.  Dylan Robertson was reported to have had minor injuries.

Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Unit is conducting the investigation into the cause of the accident. Criminal charges will be determined at the conclusion of the investigation.