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- Both drivers died on the scene.
- The crash happened on Ball Ground Road at the bridge east of Conns Creek Road.
Two drivers were killed in a head-on collision Tuesday morning in Cherokee County.
Cherokee sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the accident about 8:10 a.m. on Ball Ground Road at the bridge east of Conns Creek Road, sheriff's Sgt. Marianne Kelley said.
Brent Burnette, 23, of Ellijay, was driving westbound on Ball Ground Road in a Nissan Maxima and collided with an eastbound Hyundai Genesis driven by 39-year-old Robert McMullen of Ball Ground, Kelley said.
Burnette was passing a tractor-trailer at the time, Kelley said.
Both drivers died on the scene.
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