AUSTELL, Ga. — A Six Flags employee has died after officials said she was seriously injured in a car accident.
The incident happened Sunday evening.
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According to Six Flags Over Georgia, the employee was seriously injured in a car accident that took place on an employee-only access road.
Cobb County Police said Asia Hendricks, 27, of Austell, was driving a 2004 Ford Econoline and carrying multiple adults and two minors, (all employees of the park) in the back cargo compartment of the van through the property of the theme park.
One of the passengers, Andrea Crook, 43, of Villa Rica was thrown from the van after it made its way through a left, uphill curve on Harbor Way, according to Cobb investigators.
Officials said Crook sustained serious head injuries from the pavement. Both the park and local first responders provided care on-site and transported her to Grady Memorial Hospital with severe, life-threatening injuries.
She later died from her injuries.
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Six Flags Over Georgia Park sent the following statement to Channel 2 Action News:
“Our hearts and our thoughts are extended to the family of the employee as well as all those impacted by this tragic automobile accident; we are heartbroken. Immediate support is being provided to those affected by the accident. The park will continue to provide full support and assistance to the Cobb County police as they investigate the accident.”
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