Woman killed in Mars Hill Road wreck

5:23 PM, Oct 5, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Cobb County Police are investigating a fatal crash on Mars Hill Road in Powder Springs.

According to investigators, a white 2011 Ford Escape headed northbound on Mars Hill crossed over the double yellow line and into the southbound lane where it collided with a white 2006 Mazda MPV.

The driver of the Escape, Irene Giannangelo, 72, was transported by ground to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. She was pronounced dead at the hospital due to injuries she sustained from the wreck.

Julia Riveria, 31, the driver of the Mazada, was transported to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital as well and was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Two of the three children in the Mazada were transported to Children's Heath Care of Atlanta Scottish Rite Hospital, where they also were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

This collision remains under investigation and no charges are expected to be filed.

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