Zoe Reardon
Photo: Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office
Photo: Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office

Teen charged in crash that killed hurricane evacuee, baby

An 18-year-old Atlanta woman is facing vehicular homicide and other charges in connection with a crash that killed three people, including a 3-month-old baby, a Cherokee County sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

Zoe Reardon, 17 at the time of the incident, is accused in the Sept. 9 crash on Arnold Mill Road in Woodstock, sheriff’s Sgt. Marianne Kelley said.

Kaitlin Marie Hunt, 28, her baby Riley and a family friend were hit by Reardon’s SUV about 8 p.m. while trying to cross the road, according to police. Hunt, a Marietta native, was stationed with the Coast Guard in Port St. Lucie, Fla., and had come to metro Atlanta to escape Hurricane Irma.

Kaitlin Hunt (right) was holding 3-month-old Riley on Sept. 9 when the two were hit by a vehicle in Woodstock. Both died. (Credit: Family photo)

Riley died the night of the crash.

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Her mother died days later.

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Family friend Kathy Deming, 61, of Marietta, was the third victim.

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Reardon is charged with distracted driving, failure to yield to a pedestrian in the roadway, use of electronic communication device under the age of 18, two counts of vehicular homicide and three counts of second-degree vehicular homicide, Kelley said.

She has bonded out of the Cherokee County jail.

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