Woman loses life after crash in Senoia

by Wes Mayer

A woman lost her life Tuesday afternoon when her vehicle slid off an icy road in Senoia, according to authorities.

Yvonne C. Nash, 60, was driving southbound on Highway 85 near the intersection of Seavy Street when her vehicle lost control and ran off the road, according to Gordy Wright, public information officer with the Georgia State Patrol. Emergency personnel responded to find Nash’s vehicle upside down in a ditch.

Emergency responders were able to pull Nash from the vehicle, and she was transported to Piedmont Fayette Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries, according to Wright.

Authorities estimate more than 100 accidents occurred in Coweta County in the last 24 hours, eight with injuries. According to weather.com, the county received approximately 2.7 inches of snow since Tuesday morning.

For more on this story, look in Thursday’s print and digital editions of The Newnan Times-Herald.



More Local

Looking back

Katrina brought outpouring of generosity from Cowetans

It was Labor Day weekend 2005. I was walking through downtown Newnan, as I usually do sometime that weekend, looking at the bargains being o ... Read More


Lots of Labor Day Weekend events in Coweta

There’s a full calendar of Coweta events for Labor Day weekend. There won’t be a Powers’ Crossroads festival this year &nd ... Read More


Turin celebrates 125 years

The town of Turin, located in eastern Coweta County, celebrated its 125th birthday Saturday with many of the town’s residents, family ... Read More


city council

Municipal qualifying starts Monday

Qualifying for municipal races starts Monday. City Council seats in Newnan, Senoia, Moreland, Turin, Sharpsburg and Haralson are up for elec ... Read More


NTH Turns 150

Open house, magazine to mark milestone

Birthdays are fun! The Newnan Times-Herald is celebrating its 150th birthday soon. The first issue of The Newnan Herald was read by Cowetans ... Read More

First artist-in-residence arrives on Tuesday

Scottish painter Peter Tudhope arrives in Newnan on Tuesday – the first artist-in-residence to use the live-in studio space at Gray Co ... Read More