Woman killed in Peachtree Industrial Blvd. wreck

5:07 PM, Oct 4, 2013   |    comments
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BUFORD, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police are on the scene of a fatal accident on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. at South Waterworks Road in Buford.

The accident was radioed in by an off duty Gwinnett Police officer who was controlling traffic for a funeral procession. The officer stopped traffic on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. to allow the funeral procession to cross on Waterworks Road in Buford.

After the last vehicle had cleared the intersection, the officer released traffic on Peachtree Industrial. 

A maroon SUV was struck on the passenger side by a white pickup truck, who was traveling through a green light.

The passenger of the SUV, an elderly woman, was killed while the driver, an elderly man, was transported to a local hospital.

The driver of the pickup truck was not seriously injured.

Charges will not be filed until the Accident Investigation Unit's investigation is complete.

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