Bicyclist Struck By Truck Dies, Woman Hit and Killed on Highway 41

Here are the latest headlines from around the region.

Bicyclist Struck By Truck Dies - Canton-Sixes Patch

The man who was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle on Cumming Highway two weekends ago has passed away, friends of the man say.

Louis "Bud" Phillips, 66, died from his injuries on Jan. 14, nine days after being struck by a Chevrolet pick up truck traveling westbound on Cumming Highway near the Interstate 575 on-ramp. Visit Canton-Sixes Patch for more on this story. 

- Cartersville Patch

A woman who was walking along Highway 41 on a rainy night in Cartersville was twice struck by cars and killed, Georgia State Patrol spokesman Franka Young said.

Christina Mae Warner, 27, of Cartersville, died at the scene of the incident, which happened Tuesday shortly after midnight. Visit Cartersville Patch for more on this story. 

Burglars Ram Truck Through the Front of CVS Pharmacy - Atlanta Journal-Constitution 

At least one suspect was in custody early Tuesday following the smash-and-grab burglary of a CVS store in southwest Atlanta.

According to Atlanta police dispatchers, the break-in happened about 6 a.m. when thieves drove a vehicle through the front façade of the CVS in the 2200 block of Cascade Road. Visit the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for more on this story.

- East Atlanta Patch

One man is dead and another is in critical condition following a barrage of bullets at the North Plaza strip center near the intersection of North Avenue and Boulevard late Monday evening.

"Zone 6 officers responded to a gambling call at 628 Boulevard NE. When the officers arrived on scene they heard gunshots from the direction of 455 North Avenue," Atlanta Police Department spokeswoman Officer Kim Jones said. Visit East Atlanta Patch for more on this story. 


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