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July 7, 2022

Cartersville, GA – Angel Lucas-Cedeno Killed in Fatal Three-Vehicle Collision on I-75

Cartersville, GA (July 7, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal accident that took place on a highway in Cartersville on Wednesday morning, July 6. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of Cassville-White Road. A red Dodge Ram, a white Honda Accord, and a tractor-trailer were all headed north when traffic suddenly came to a slow in the area. The Dodge Ram driver was unable to stop in time and slammed into the white Accord, which caused the Accord to slam into the back of the tractor-trailer. All of the involved vehicles sustained severe damage as a result of the crash. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were all dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Accord, identified as 54-year-old Angel Lucas-Cedeno, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Three passengers inside the Ram sustained injuries and are expected to be okay. 

All lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for approximately two hours as police worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the accident. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents take place within seconds throughout the state of Georgia every year. Though a large percentage of these accidents are minor fender-benders, others are incredibly severe in nature. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 1,588 fatal car accidents took place in Georgia, with approximately 1,730 people sustaining fatal injuries. Facing the aftermath of a fatal car accident can affect your life in many ways that you and your family are not prepared for. If you have suffered from these immense losses, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Nobody is ever fully prepared to say goodbye to a loved one whose life has been prematurely lost in a fatal collision. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should speak with a Cartersville car accident lawyer in your time of need. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up. There are many parties who could be eligible to bring a wrongful death claim, including the following: 

  • Spouse of the deceased
  • Children of the deceased
  • Parents of the deceased
  • A personal representative of the estate

You have options at this time and should speak with a Cartersville wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in accidents. We understand how overwhelming a fatal accident can be on both emotional and financial levels. Having the help of a skilled attorney on your side can make sure that the stress you are feeling is lessened at this time. Our attorneys are here for you when you need us the most. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Cartersville at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have at this time. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.