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2 Norcross Residents Killed in Barrow Car Crash

Jess Willard Haygood, 80, and Sara Pauline Haygood, 67, died in the collision.

From Barrow Patch

An auto accident Monday along Ga. Highway 8 in Barrow County killed two people from Norcross. 

According to the Georgia State Patrol, a 2003 GMC Envoy being driven by Winder resident Kristina Marie Brown was traveling eastbound on Highway 8 about 2:25 p.m. when the vehicle crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a 1992 Honda Accord being driven by Jess Willard Haygood, 80, of Norcross.

Haygood and a passenger, Sara Pauline Haygood, age 67, also of Norcross, died in the crash.

Brown was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center for treatment. A blood sample was taken to determine if alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash. Charges are pending the completion of a follow-up investigation by the GSP Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team from Gainesville.

See also:

  • Woman Killed in Possible Gang Shooting in Norcross Area
  • Norcross Woman Dies From Car Crash
  • News Nearby: 2 Killed in Suwanee Accident

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Sally Toole December 12, 2012 at 01:16 PM
We are so sad about this loss of our neighbors of thrity years, both were always there to lend a cup of sugar or a rake or an ear. So many front yard conversations that I can't count them all. Farewell dear friends...

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