Gwinnett County

‘Landon made us better people:’ Gwinnett County high school golf team member killed in crash

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A high school community is mourning the loss of a golf team member who died Sunday in a car crash.

Landon Hardie, 17, died in the crash on Moore Road. Gwinnett County police told Channel 2 Action News that Hardie crashed going around a curve.

Police say Hardie collided with another driver who was traveling west on Moore Road. The other driver was not injured.


Hardie was a senior at Lanier High School and a beloved golf team member.

“Landon made us better people, and we will miss him more than words can express,” the Lanier High School golf team wrote on Twitter.

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Hardie’s funeral will be on Saturday, March 11, at 11:00 a.m. at Changing Generations Church in Decatur.

The crash is still under investigation.