A two car collision involving a truck killed a North Forsyth High School student and injured four more near the school on Monday afternoon.
Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Specialist Unit Cpl. David Garrison said that the victim, 17-year-old Kyle Alan Robins, was driving a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am southbound on Hendrix Road shortly away from GA highway at about 4 in the afternoon of Monday.
According to Garrison, the vehicle was traveling in a high rate of speed when in approached the curve at the Dexter subdivision wherein the vehicle ten hydro-planed and the driver had lost control, striking a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado truck that had been traveling northbound on Hendrix Road.
The force of the crash cut the Pontiac Grand Am in half and Robins died on the scene. 16-year-old Joel Knost, a passenger of the Pontiac, was taken to North Fulton Hospital in Roswell via ambulance and had been since then discharged from the hospital.
30-year-old Brandi Densmore, the truck driver, was not harmed in the accident whilst 18-year-old Allyson Jameson, an occupant inside the truck, was brought to North Fulton Hospital with minor injuries.
Densmore’s children, a to-year-old and a 7-year-old, were also inside the vehicle and were taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite where they reeived medical attention and subsequently released.
Students at north Forsyth High held a prayer at the school’s flagpole on Tuesday to remember their schoolmate.
Grief counselors were at hand at the school to comfort students. Investigation still continues.
Everyone involved in the crash were wearing seatbelts and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, said Garrison.
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