KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — The driver of a car who died after being struck by a station wagon that was being chased by police has been identified as a 63-year-old woman.
Barbara Robins of Woodstock died at the scene Thursday in north Cobb County, Cobb County Police spokeswoman Cassie Reece said.
After hitting the Buick, the two suspects jumped out of the station wagon — which was reportedly stolen — and ran into the woods. They were later taken into custody, Reece said.
The incident began when a Kennesaw resident called to report a suspicious vehicle at a neighbor’s home. Officers spotted the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop, Reece said.
But the station wagon turned onto I-575 and sped up. As it drove off, a big screen television fell out of the car, police said.
The station wagon then crossed over a grass median and struck a four-door Buick driven by Robins, causing it to roll over.
Three other passengers in Robins’ car were injured. A 2-year-old girl was also in the car but was not injured. ——— Information from: Marietta Daily Journal, mdjonline.com