Authorities identified 36-year-old Chanece Monet Samuel, 29-year-old John Parker and 7-year-old Bryanna Brewster, as the Marietta residents who lost their lives following a single-vehicle accident on June 11 in Taliaferro County.
The fatal car crash took place at about 3:39 p.m. on Interstate 20, close to mile marker 149, just past the exit for Crawfordville and Sparta. According to the investigation reports, a 2017 Chevy Malibu with two adults and a child swerved off the roadway while heading eastbound.
The driver reportedly failed to maintain control of the vehicle as a result of which the car drifted off the roadway to the right, hit a tree head-on and got engulfed in flames. The three people inside the vehicle were identified as 36-year-old Chanece Monet Samuel, 29-year-old John Parker and 7-year-old Bryanna Brewster.
All three people were declared dead at the scene by the officials. It was reported that the Chevy Malibu they were riding in was registered in Richmond County. Authorities believe that Chanece Samuel was driving the car at the time of the accident.
Even though emergency responders were not notified about the crash until 3:53 p.m., first responders arrived on-scene at 3:54 PM. Multiple agencies responded to the accident scene. No further details were provided.
The crash remains under review.
June 17, 2022