GDOT officials report 3 dead in Bartow County accident

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Road crews on the scene of a major accident in Bartow County reported three deaths according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Officials with GDOT report the accident happened on State Route 20 at Cowan Road and involved two vehicles.

The responding crews reported that a Dodge Ram pickup truck and a Jeep Cherokee were the vehicles involved and that all lanes in both directions remained blocked as of 1:13 a.m.

The Georgia State Patrol has taken over investigation of the accident and GDOT estimates put a possible road clearing no sooner than 3 a.m.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.


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