Authorities say it appears alcohol was involved in a weekend wreck that claimed the life of an 81-year-old Forsyth County man.
Forsyth County Sheriff’s Capt. Mark Hoffman said the head-on wreck remains under investigation and one driver, 40-year-old Robyn Riner of Roswell, could face additional charges.
For the time being, however, Hoffman said Riner has been cited with driving under the influence of alcohol.
As of Tuesday, Riner was still hospitalized for injuries suffered in the collision, Hoffman said.
The wreck occurred about 5 p.m. Saturday on Castleberry Road, between Fenwick Drive and the Creekside subdivision, not far from Bethelview Road.
The driver of the other vehicle, Donald Schultz, died Monday at North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, where he had been taken after the wreck.
Hoffman said Riner was traveling north on Castleberry when her 2001 Ford Mustang veered off the shoulder.
Riner reportedly overcorrected, crossed the centerline and struck a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Schultz.
"When deputies arrived and spoke with Mrs. Riner, they immediately smelled an alcoholic beverage on her and noticed that her eyes were bloodshot," Hoffman said.
"There were three cans of beer lying on the roadway near her car."
Riner, Schultz and his wife and passenger, Barbara Schultz, were all taken to the hospital in Roswell.