• Teen struck by car in Gwinnett dies


    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A teen died after he was struck by a car in Gwinnett County on Wednesday morning.

    The crash happened on Lawrenceville Highway between Hamilton Road and James Road around 7:24 a.m. Gwinnett police said the 17-year-old was crossing the highway outside of a crosswalk when a passing Land Rover struck her in the center lane.

    The teen, identified as Lawrenceville resident Dakota Waters, died at Gwinnett Medical Center from injuries sustained in the crash.

    The driver, identified as 49-year-old Stone Mountain resident Sharen Mitchell, was charged with center lane violation and vehicular homicide.

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