BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. — Troopers say a 5-year-old is dead and his mother is now in jail following a weekend crash in Bartow County.
The Georgia State Patrol said troopers were called out to a wreck just before 5 a.m. Saturday along Gordon McCormick Road.
Investigators said Autumn Nicole Teems Clark, of Rockmart, went off the road into the grass median. The car then hit a culvert and overturned several times before stopping.
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Clark’s son, Malich Clark, 5, was in the backseat and did not survive the crash.
Autumn Clark and a 1-year-old were taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.
GSP said Autumn Clark was arrested and charged with DUI and other traffic-related charges.
The infant was released to his father, GSP said.
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