North Fulton woman indicted in deadly Cherokee County crash

A Milton woman has been indicted on homicide by vehicle, reckless driving and other charges after a crash that resulted in the death of a Cherokee County woman last year.

Kendall Elizabeth Texter was traveling about 78 mph in a 45-mph area and passing in a no-passing zone before the Nov. 2, 2017, crash involving  Woodstock resident Mary Frances Griffin, according to the Cherokee County indictment.

Texter also was passing on an uphill portion of East Cherokee Drive, according to the indictment.

Griffin, 64, suffered injuries to her liver, spine, wrist, leg and other parts of her body. She was taken to WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center and died Nov. 11.

Texter was charged with vehicular homicide, three counts of reckless driving, two counts of serious injury by vehicle, speeding, improper passing and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. 

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