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Two killed in Ball Ground crash


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Cherokee Sheriff’s Office 

Press Release


Cherokee County, Ga. October 10, 2017. Cherokee Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to an accident at 8:09 a.m. on Ball Ground Rd. east of Conns Creek Rd. at the bridge.  

The driver of the Nissan Maxima, Brent Burnette, 23, of Ellijay, was traveling westbound on Ball Ground Rd. and was passing a tractor trailer when he struck a Hyundai Genesis, driven by Robert McMullen, 39, of Ball Ground, traveling eastbound head on.  

Both drivers were declared deceased at the scene.  Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Traffic Enforcement Unit is conducting the investigation into the accident.


+5 #1 Kitty 2017-10-14 19:10
I feel sad for the innocent victim Mr McMullen.
-2 #2 Sharon 2017-11-16 21:21
Me too Kitty. The other guy can rot.

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