Charges pending in fatal Henry County crash

Charges pending in fatal Henry County crash

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MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) - Henry County Police say charges are pending against a driver in a crash that killed two people.

Sgt. Joey Smith told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/1bkpJ8J ) a Jeep Cherokee was stopped while cars turned left into a store's parking lot when it was rear ended by a Chevrolet Cavalier.

Smith says the impact sent the Jeep across the center line of the highway, where it was hit by a Chrysler Town and Country.

Smith says 20-year-old Michael Jacob Smith of Locust Grove was driving the Jeep and was pronounced dead on the scene. Smith says his 21-year-old passenger, Chandler Nicole Ellenburg of McDonough, was also killed.

Police are expecting to charge the driver of the Chevrolet with following to close and vehicular homicide.

The driver of the Chrysler suffered minor injuries.

Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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