Shoulders was rushed to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Her granddaughter was taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite to be treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
The child attended Madalyn’s House, the center confirmed to AJC.com.
“Ellen loved her grand baby girl, and I feel Ellen’s soul is what kept her safe,” her sister Tammy Christensen said.
The Kia’s driver, a 49-year-old woman, was taken to Wellstar Cobb Hospital and was expected to recover.
Exume was not injured in the crash, police said. He was booked into the Cobb County jail late Thursday night.
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