Fatal Accident on Highway 61

Villa Rica Ga -- Charges are pending in relation to a two-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Carrollton man Friday.

According to reports, 51-year old Joseph Brian Cooke was driving northbound on Highway 61 before 5:00 in the afternoon. As he reached the intersection with Northeast Hickory Level Road, a car travelling southbound reportedly turned in front of him. Cooke's vehicle swerved and eventually over-turned. Carroll County
Deputy Coroner Buddy Lambert says Cooke was pronounced at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation by Georgia State Patrol.
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Location : Carroll County