Driver killed in Cherokee County crash identified

A Canton man was killed Friday in an early morning wreck in Cherokee County.

The two-car accident happened about 2:30 a.m. on East Cherokee Drive at Union Hill Road in the Union Hill community, Cherokee sheriff's Lt. Jay Baker said.

Baker said James Allen Pressley, 48, was ejected from his vehicle and died at the scene.

The other driver, Darrell Carl Smith, 21, of Canton, was taken to North Fulton Hospital, and was in critical condition, Baker said.