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June 22, 2022

Marietta, GA – Update: Robin Oliver Killed in Fatal Crash on Powers Ferry Rd 

Marietta, GA (June 22, 2022) – Around 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, June 19, a woman was killed in a fatal car accident that took place at an intersection in Marietta. 

According to Marietta officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Powers Ferry Road and Scott Drive. Police confirmed that 50-year-old Robin Oliver was driving west in a Mitsubishi Eclipse when her vehicle was struck by a Toyota Tacoma that was traveling north at the intersection. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Tacoma, identified as 66-year-old Derik Rogers, was transported to WellStar Kennestone Hospital for treatment of injuries. He is expected to be okay. Oliver, however, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to serious injuries. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time after the accident. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

No further details have been released. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision. 

We offer our deepest and warmest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim whose life has been taken in this accident. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye throughout the state of Georgia every single year. Though a large percentage of these accidents are minor in nature, many lead to fatalities to those involved as well. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,730 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have suddenly lost someone close to you in a fatal car accident, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Losing someone you love in a fatal car accident can affect your life on both emotional and financial levels. If you have faced these enormous losses, having the help of a Marietta car accident attorney on your side can benefit you in many ways. As you are grieving your losses, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you on your own. Dealing with the death of a loved one can be a stressful experience. It is important that you speak with a Marietta wrongful death lawyer in your time of need. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after a fatal collision has turned your life upside-down. Our knowledgeable attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for an array of aspects, including some of the following: 

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost income and future lost earnings
  • Medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering

We are here for you every step of the way in your time of need. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Marietta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist you.

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.