June 20, 2021

Tragic incident claims life of 19-year-old girl

(Franklin, GA) — A local 19-year-old female died Saturday morning after she jumped from a moving vehicle.

According to a report by Investigator Mark Eakin with the Heard County Sheriff’s Office, the tragic incident took place at around 10:30 AM Saturday morning on HWY 100 between Corinth and Franklin.

Reports indicate the female was a backseat passenger in a van that was traveling westbound on HWY 100 just a couple of miles from HWY 27.

Investigators say the female had a history of mental health issues.

Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk responded to the scene and said Saturday afternoon the girl’s death is officially being ruled a suicide.


  1. Stacie (Toney) Denham says

    Oh my God. Bless her heart. Praying for the family.

  2. Bernice Stephens says

    So very sad

  3. Carolyn West says

    My heart breaks for this family, so very sad

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