BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities believe a driver was under the influence in a crash that killed two people in Bartow County Monday afternoon.
According to Bartow County EMS, the 2017 Dodge Caravan veered off the roadway Monday afternoon, striking trees before rolling onto its side along I-75 southbound in Cartersville.
Two passengers, identified as 49-year-old Toni Miller and 78-year-old Ephesian Miller, were fatally injured in the crash.
Another passenger was injured and transported to Cartersville Medical Center. All were from Port St. Lucie, Fla., according to Georgia State Patrol.
The driver, identified as 58-year-old Michael Sanders, was charged with DUI, reckless driving, two counts of homicide by vehicle (1st degree) and failure to maintain lane.