Teen killed in crash days before starting college

An 18-year-old who was about to start college was killed in Coweta County when her car flipped at least seven times before landing in a church driveway, according to the Georgia State Patrol. 

About 7:25 p.m. Monday, Jasmine Williams’ 2006 Toyota Camry Solara went off the road on Ga. 34 near Fischer Road in Newnan, GSP officials said. 

Investigators believe the car went airborne before hitting a concrete post and fire hydrant. The car landed in the driveway of Faith Bible Church, a GSP spokeswoman said. 

MORE: Fundraiser for Jasmine Williams

Williams was ejected and died at the scene, according to the GSP. Her body was found 100 feet from the car. 

“There were angels there with her making sure she was not by herself,” her mother, Karen Williams, told Channel 2 Action News. “If nothing else, that was a gift to me and my family to know that.”

Williams graduated from McIntosh High School in Peachtree City and was supposed to start college Wednesday at Clayton State University, according to the news station. 

A fundraiser for funeral costs had raised more than $11,000 by Thursday afternoon. Williams’ funeral is scheduled for Monday. 

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