cloudy
Tuesday February 9th, 2016 5:42PM

Police: Driver in chase kills girl on Ga. sidewalk

By The Associated Press
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A locksmith who police say was chasing a 23-year-old who drove away before paying for a lockout service lost control of his car and hit three teenage girls on a sidewalk in northern Georgia, killing one and injuring the other two.

Both men have been arrested.

Cobb County police spokesman Mike Bowman says the locksmith, 27-year-old Tansu Kanlica, of Atlanta, is facing several charges including vehicular homicide and reckless driving. Bowman says he was chasing 23-year-old Garrett Anderson in Kennesaw Sunday night.

Bowman says one girl was pronounced dead at the scene and a second suffered life-threatening injuries. The third girl is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Anderson, of Kennesaw, faces similar charges as Kanlica and is also charged with theft of services.

It's unclear if the men have attorneys.
© Copyright 2016 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 1 year ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 1 year ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
UPDATED: Search suspended for kidnapping suspect in South Hall
Authorities in South Hall County have suspended the search for a kidnapping suspect Tuesday after a suspicious vehicle call at a hotel in Oakwood.
5:00PM ( 42 minutes ago )
House panel approves felony for aborted fetal tissue sale
A Georgia House committee has approved a bill that would make selling aborted fetal tissue a felony.
3:37PM ( 2 hours ago )
Deal says Obama's Savannah harbor request falls short
Gov. Nathan Deal says the Obama administration's latest funding request to deepen the Savannah harbor falls far short of the federal dollars needed to keep the project on schedule.
3:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
Hall officials talk signals, roads in south end of county
The busy roadways of South Hall County continue to draw attention, with Hall County commissioners talking through a list of items Monday, mostly dealing with that part of the county.
2:28PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall County School Board members get a look at draft plan for South Hall redistricting
While the Hall County School District may have ample classroom space in most of its schools, that's not the case for the schools in the south end of the county. So, the plans for redistricting in South Hall are moving ahead quickly.
2:00PM ( 3 hours ago )