Woman dies in multi-car crash caused by speeding, alcohol, Ga. deputies say
A Georgia woman is dead after a multi-car crash caused by speeding and alcohol, the Pike County Sheriff’s Office said.
At 1 a.m. on Saturday, Pike County deputies responded to the aftermath of a crash on Highway 109 at Kings Road. When they arrived, they found 31-year-old Alcala Rodriguez dead from her injuries.
Deputies said that a Toyota driven by 35-year-old Elvis Requena and a Lincoln Navigator driven by Yohan Medina crashed into each other after both cars failed to stop at a highway intersection.
The crash caused Rodriguez to be ejected from a car and hit several trees, resulting in her death. It’s unclear which car she was in.
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In addition to speeding, deputies said Requena was driving drunk.
He was arrested after receiving medical treatment. He was charged with driving under the influence, vehicular homicide, driving without a license, and several other traffic offenses.
Medina, the driver of the Lincoln Navigator, was taken to Spalding Regional Hospital with injuries.
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Additional charges are possible as the investigation continues.
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