A 15-year-old Lambert High School student was killed and others were injured in a two-vehicle wreck on July 4 near the North Georgia Premium Outlets.
The wreck occurred at 9:27 p.m. at the intersection of Lumpkin Campground Road and Grizzle Road/Industrial Park Road, according to Georgia State Patrol Spokeswoman Robin Stone.
Eliza Farrell, a rising junior at the school in south Forsyth, was sitting in the rear passenger seat of a 2006 Acura when it was struck on that side by a 2011 Dodge Ram pickup truck.
"Eliza was a wonderful young lady who exemplified the best that Lambert strives for," Principal Gary Davison said. "She was kind, well-liked, hard-working. Her legacy will remain at Lambert as long as those who knew her. We will all greatly miss her."
The Acura Farrell was in was traveling west on Industrial Park Road, and the Dodge, driven by Brayden Clark, 21, of Loganville, was heading south on Lumpkin Campground Road when he reportedly failed to stop at a stop sign behind the outlets, Stone said.
A 16-year-old male was driving the Acura and had one other female passenger and one male passenger. Their ages and injuries were not immediately available.
Both drivers and the other female passenger were transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The male passenger was also transported to NGMC, but details on his injuries have not been released.
All three are Dawson County students, according to Superintendent Damon Gibbs.
Gibbs said he is working to learn the names and conditions of the students.
Dawson County High School Principal Richard Crumley is out of town and could not be reached for comment.
Stone said charges are pending upon completion of the investigation, which is being conducted by the Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT).
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
FCN Editor Kayla Robins contributed to this report.