2 Norcross Residents Killed in Barrow Car Crash

Jess Willard Haygood, 80, and Sara Pauline Haygood, 67, died in the collision.

From Barrow Patch

An auto accident Monday along Ga. Highway 8 in Barrow County killed two people from Norcross. 

According to the Georgia State Patrol, a 2003 GMC Envoy being driven by Winder resident Kristina Marie Brown was traveling eastbound on Highway 8 about 2:25 p.m. when the vehicle crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a 1992 Honda Accord being driven by Jess Willard Haygood, 80, of Norcross.

Haygood and a passenger, Sara Pauline Haygood, age 67, also of Norcross, died in the crash.

Brown was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center for treatment. A blood sample was taken to determine if alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash. Charges are pending the completion of a follow-up investigation by the GSP Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team from Gainesville.

See also:

  • Woman Killed in Possible Gang Shooting in Norcross Area
  • Norcross Woman Dies From Car Crash
  • News Nearby: 2 Killed in Suwanee Accident

Don’t miss any Norcross news. Subscribe to Norcross Patch’s free newsletterlike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Sally Toole December 12, 2012 at 01:16 PM
We are so sad about this loss of our neighbors of thrity years, both were always there to lend a cup of sugar or a rake or an ear. So many front yard conversations that I can't count them all. Farewell dear friends...


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »