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Crash On I-285 Near I-75 North Leaves One Person Dead, One Injured

COBB COUNTY, GA (8/3/2020) – The Cobb County Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that left one person dead and another injured on Sunday night. The accident occurred at 10:34 p.m. on the I-285 west ramp to I-75 north.

According to authorities, 26-year-old Laclara Johnson was driving her gray 2020 Honda Accord west on I-285 in the right lane when a 1988 Toyota 4Runner driven by 39-year-old Joseph Costyn was traveling behind here. When Costyn attempted to change lanes to pass the Honda on the left, he struck the left rear bumper of the vehicle.

The impact caused the Honda to hit the guardrail in the emergency lane, while the Toyota rolled several times before coming to a stop on its right side. Costyn died from his injuries at the scene, while Johnson was transported to Kennestone Hospital with minor injuries.

Police are still investigating the crash. Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact Cobb County Police Department.

Source: CW69

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On behalf of Pritchard Injury Firm, we want to express our condolences to those suffering from this accident. As personal injury lawyers, we have experienced first-hand the damage that car accidents can do to a family and other loved ones.

By reporting on problems like these, we hope that we can raise awareness for safe driving and advocate for the justice owed to injured victims. If you or a loved one were injured in an accident, contact us today. Our car accident lawyers at Pritchard Injury Firm will do everything they can to make sure you get compensation and justice for your losses.

Please note that all information in this post was taken from a second-hand source. If you see anything inaccurate in this post, please notify our office right away.

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