Teen Dies in Pedestrian Accident; Family Killed in N.J. Crash
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East Cobb Teen Dies in Pedestrian Accident - East Cobb Patch
An East Cobb teenager injured seven months ago in a pedestrian accident on Shallowford Road has died.
Cobb Police said Thursday that Darion Elizabeth Hugh-Sam, 18, died on Dec. 21 of injuries sustained when she and a teenage companion were attempting to cross Shallowford Road at Johnson Ferry Road on May 28. See East Cobb Patch for more on this story.
Stone Mountain Family Members Identified in N.J. Crash - Stone Mountain Patch
11 Alive reports that the Stone Mountain residents pronounced dead at the scene of a Thursday accident on the N.J. Turnpike have been identified as Drew Mallett, 51; wife Jacqueline, 49; and son Drew, 12. Daughter Nicole, 18, survived.
According to WSB, the family ran the Golden Krust Caribbean restaurant location on Rockbridge Road. WSB identified the elder Mallet as Ainsworth. See Stone Mountain Patch for more on this story.
Carl 'Skip' Cain Ordered to Report to Prison by Jan. 7 - Duluth Patch
After being granted a brief reprieve because his wife was in the hospital, Carl “Skip” Cain of Flowery Branch has been ordered to report to federal prison by Jan. 7 to begin serving a 57-month sentence without parole.
Cain pleaded guilty earlier this year to participating in a bribery scheme involving former Gwinnett County commissioner Shirley Lasseter and to drug trafficking charges. See Duluth Patch for more on this story.