Kaitlin Hunt, a Marietta native, met her husband, Brandon, when the two attended Sprayberry High School. After high school, she attended Valdosta State University before enlisting in the U.S. Coast Guard in 2013, her family said. Kaitlin and Brandon Hunt were married in March 2016 and lived in Port St. Lucie, Fla., where she was stationed.
Deming, 61, of Marietta, was critically injured and remained in the hospital Wednesday, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. No charges have been filed in the crash, which remains under investigation.
Funeral arrangements were pending Wednesday. An online GoFundMe page was created to assist the family.
“We continue to pray for our friend Kathy Deming, who was also seriously injured in the Sept. 9 accident,” the Hunt family said.
In addition to her husband, Kaitlin Hunt is survived by her mother, Kathleen Vandiver of Marietta, father Gregg Vandiver of Woodstock, stepfather David Lickman of Woodstock, mother-in-law Mary White and father-in-law Chuck White of Pensacola, FL. She is also survived by three sisters: Lauren Michelle Vandiver of Baton Rouge, LA, Nicole Lickman of Woodstock, and Kelsey Lickman of Woodstock, and numerous other relatives.
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