IDs, new details released in deadly head-on collision

IDs, new details released in deadly head-on collision

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A head-on collision Tuesday in Forsyth County killed a Cumming man, authorities said.
  • Story Highlights
  • A 52-year-old Cumming man died at the scene, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
  • The other driver crossed the center of the road and hit the other vehicle, officials said.
  • The other driver was taken to a hospital.

New details were released Wednesday in a head-on collision that killed one person and injured another in Forsyth County.

Darin Curran, 52, of Cumming, was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at the scene on Mathis Airport Parkway near Mathis Airport Drive, sheriff’s spokesman Doug Rainwater said Wednesday in a news release.

Curran’s BMW was heading south when a Honda Odyssey driven by Viraraghavan Varadarajan, 58, of Cumming, “drifted over into the left lane, drove over the raised median and into the southbound lane,” according to the release.

The Odyssey drove into Curran’s car.

Varadarajan was taken to an area hospital, Rainwater said. A juvenile family member who was in the front seat was not injured.

There was a report from the scene Tuesday that Varadarajan had a medical situation. “Until we have had a chance to talk to Mr. Varadarajan, we cannot confirm the medical issue part,” Rainwater told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The crash remains under investigation.

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