December 5, 2020

Local woman killed in T-Bone crash

(Franklin, GA) — A local woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a two car crash Monday near the Centralhatchee community north of Franklin.

75-year-old Linda “Lee” Shelnutt of Heard County was killed in the T-bone collision at approximately 1:15 PM Monday afternoon when she was attempting to make a left hand turn from Centralhatchee Parkway onto US HWY 1/27 South.

According to a report by the Georgia State Patrol, the Kia Optima driven by Mrs. Shelnutt failed to yield at the intersection and was impacted by a northbound Jeep Wrangler.

The driver of the Wrangler suffered only minor injuries. No charges are pending in the crash. 

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