Cobb County Teen Dies After Pedestrian Accident

Months after being struck by a car, Darion Elizabeth Hugh-Sam, a Cobb County teen, has died as a result of her injuries.

The AJC reported that 18-year-old Darion of Marietta and 17-year-old Austin Leake of Decatur were crossing Shallowford Road at Johnson Ferry Road against a red signal last May when they were struck by a vehicle traveling westbound.

Both Darion and Austin were transported to WellStar Kennestone hospital for treatment. Last week, the Cobb County Medical Examiner’s office notified police that Darion had died of her injuries. Austin’s were not life threatening.

No charges were filed against the driver.

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Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents occur at an alarming rate. When this happens, our experienced attorneys at Pope & Howard, provide the representation needed to maximize the injured party’s compensation.

Each year, there are more than 100,000 pedestrian accidents, with recent numbers indicating that 50% of these accidents result in death. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a pedestrian accident, contact Pope & Howard at (404) 994-4486 or via email to schedule your free consultation.

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