UPDATE: Gwinnett man killed, wife seriously injured in crash

A Gwinnett County man was killed Tuesday in a crash in Oconee County that seriously injured his wife and the driver of the other vehicle.

It happened just before 6 p.m. when a black Nissan GT-R tried to make a left turn from westbound Ga. 316 to McNutt Creek Road, the Georgia State Patrol said.

“As it did so, the driver failed to yield” to a gray Ford Taurus heading east on the highway, the GSP said in an email. 

Christopher Everett, 40, of Bogart, was driving the Nissan, and Travis Wright, 46, of Auburn, was driving the Taurus. His wife, 55-year-old Sheryl Wright, was in the car.

They were taken to Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital, where Wright later died. 

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“Charges are expected to be filed against Mr. Everett pending completion of the investigation,” the GSP said.

The crash area is about 60 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.

In other news:

A pedestrian was hit on Highway 78 eastbound between Interstate 285 and Brockett Road just before 6 a.m. Tuesday.


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