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Thursday February 27th, 2020 2:33AM

Charges filed in fatal Forsyth County accident

By Kimberly Sizemore Anchor/Reporter

A Gainesville woman was killed January 23 in a head-on collision on Keith Bridge Road in Forsyth County and now charges have been filed in the accident. According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, 29-year old Mitchell Brown of Cumming was charged with driving on the wrong side of the road, reckless driving, homicide by vehicle and a seat belt violation. Additional charges are pending.

The warrant was obtained for his arrest yesterday, January 30 and he turned himself in.

The fatal crash happened near Leland Drive when Brown’s Jeep crossed over the double yellow line striking a 2005 Toyota head on. The driver of the Toyota was 42-year-old Candi Tucker, who was killed. A passenger in Tucker’s vehicle, 26-year-old Chasity Sawyer, was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

Brown was also injured and transported to the hospital, according to Rainwater.

 

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