Friday, March 22, 2013
They want to raise money for funeral expenses.
Family and friends of the Acworth teen and the 8-year-old boy killed in Monday's crash on Interstate 575 South are asking for the public's help. Rosa Isabel Fernandez-Zuniga has created the Abraham & Felipe Help Fund on giveforward.com to raise money for "funeral expenses in the US and to send the remains of Abraham Fernandez to ... Honduras." The goal is $20,000. As of Wednesday, more than $2,900 had been raised. Just before 2 p.m. Monday, Abraham Fernandez-Zuniga of Acworth was driving a red 2001 Chrysler Town and Country minivan northbound on I-575 with his 8-year-old nephew in tow. At the same time, Earldean Clayton of Rex was driving southbound on I-575 in a white 2007 International 7600 commercial vehicle. "For reasons unknown, the …
Monday, March 18, 2013
The crash, which led to a shutdown near Chastain Road, killed an 8-year-old child and a 19-year-old man.
One of two people killed in an afternoon crash that temporarily shutdown Interstate 575 South was 8 years old, the spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department said this evening. Just before 2 p.m. Monday, Abraham Fernandez-Zuniga of Acworth was driving a red 2001 Chrysler Town and Country minivan northbound on I-575 with the 8-year-old passenger in tow. At the same time, Earldean Clayton of Rex was driving southbound on I-575 in a white 2007 International 7600 commercial vehicle. "For reasons unknown, the Chrysler exited the left side of the roadway, and continued in a northwesterly direction through the center median," said Officer Mike Bowman, the department's spokesman. "As the Chrysler entered into the southbound lanes, it was …
Monday, November 5, 2012
"Everyone is safe," Officer Mike Bowman, spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department, told Kennesaw Patch.
Bryon C. Brown of Norcross got off at the Barrett Parkway exit without slowing down.
Friday, July 27, 2012
The accident involved one vehicle in the Noonday area of Northeast Cobb County
Update (6:25 p.m.): According to a public information release provided by the Cobb County Police Department, the driver of a blue 2002 Ford Escape that was traveling southbound in the left lane on I-575 left the roadway and crossed into the grassy median. Still heading southbound, the vehicle eventually became airborne at the Hawkins Store Road overpass and landed on the retaining wall for the bridge, where it burst into flames. The driver will be identified by the Cobb County Medical Examiner's Office at the conclusion of the investigation. Original Story: One person was killed in a fiery accident on Interstate 575 at Hawkins Store Road on Friday morning, according to the Cobb County Police Department. According to information reported by…