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.



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