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One Teen and Another Killed in Wreck

According to an article on, a 17-year-old driver and her passenger were killed in a wreck on Webb Gin House Road on Saturday night.

Per the article, the teen driver that died was Hope McKenzie, a senior at Grayson High School. Her passenger in the front seat, Austin Rogers, 19, also died. A passenger in the back seat, McKennan Lockridge, 17, was transported in critical condition to a Gwinnett hospital. Another driver, Jeffery M. Watson, 51, from Loganville was also injured and charged with DUI according to the article. The passenger in his car, Kathleen Watson, 49, also from Loganville, was transported to a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. The other driver, Sharianne Smith, 22, from Grayson, and her passenger sustained only minor injures and were treated at the scene.

Police say that McKenzie sideswiped a car after crossing the center line. Her car, then out of control, hit another vehicle head-on.

An investigation of the wreck continues.

Our firm offers its condolences to the family and friends of Hope McKenzie and Austin Rogers. We also send our best wishes to those who were injured for quick and full recoveries from their injuries.

Ty Wilson is a Gwinnett accident attorney who has written two free books about Georgia car accident claims as well as purchasing car insurance in Georgia. He also offers free information on his website in the form of articles, blogs, and videos. He always encourages those who have been injured or with a family member that has been injured to check out his very informative material BEFORE hiring an attorney or speaking to an insurance adjuster.

If you would like to speak to Ty about a car accident claim, give him a call any time at 1-888-689-5224.

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