An orange 2009 Dodge Challenger was driving more than 100 mph on eastbound Windy Hill Road when it collided with a gray 1979 Chevrolet Monte Carlo heading northbound on Atlanta Road about 1:24 a.m., Smyrna police said. The Monte Carlo, which was entering the intersection with Windy Hill Road at the time of the crash, exploded and split in half. The driver, 26-year-old Osornio Guadalupe of Smyrna, died on the scene.
A passenger in the Challenger was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital with injuries described as serious. The driver had non-life-threatening injuries.