Q&A on the News

Q: I, and many others, would like to know the status of the driver in the accident where the car went over a curb and killed two people. One of those killed was a beloved employee of the retirement community where I live.

—Petie Freeman, Roswell

A: Teresa Rains Fitzsimons, the driver, is facing two counts of homicide by vehicle in the second degree, in addition to other charges, after the accident that killed two people at a MARTA bus stop in Roswell.

Fitzsimons swerved to avoid hitting a bus at the stop on Highway 9 on March 17.

Curtis Freeman and Larsharon Torrell Clark were killed and Elfego M. Solano-Vazquez was critically injured, the Roswell Police Department said.

Fitzsimons also was charged with failure to use care to avoid a collision, failure to maintain lane and improper lane change.

Q: Will the Ross Harris trial be televised on any of the Atlanta stations?

—Lynn Stitt, Snellville

A: The trial will be streamed online by the Atlanta television stations when the trial begins after jury selection.

LawNewz.com and other websites have stated they also will stream the trial live.

Harris is being tried on multiple charges, including malice murder, felony murder and cruelty to children in the June 2014 death of Cooper Harris, his 22-month-old son.

Cooper died after being left in his father’s SUV for more than seven hours.

Andy Johnston with Fast Copy News Service wrote this column; AJC staff writer Christian Boone contributed. Do you have a question? We’ll try to get the answer. Call 404-222-2002 or email q&a@ajc.com (include name, phone and city).