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Three vehicle wreck on Hwy. 101; fatality confirmed

5/14/14 -- 12:55 pm

Staff Reports

Update:  Floyd County Deputy Coroner Gene Proctor said the man who died in the wreck on Ga. 101 is Prudencio Cornejo-Hernandez, age 36, of Aragon.

His body is being sent to the state crime lab for an autopsy.


Floyd County Police have confirmed to WRGA that one person is dead in the 3-vehicle wreck. We expect more details later this afternoon.

Rome-Floyd Fire Department is on the scene of a three vehicle accident on Rockmart Highway (Ga. 101) at the intersection with Old Rockmart Road.

According to 911 officials, one vehicle was fully involved in flames when fire crews arrived on the scene. The fire has now been extinguished, according to scanner traffic.

Highway 101 is completely shut down in both directions as the scene is processed.

We expect more information soon.