Crash on SR 129 injures mother, children

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WHITE COUNTY, Ga. – A Cleveland man has been charged with failure to maintain lane in a two-vehicle, head-on collision that took place Thursday evening on State Route 129.

Georgia State Patrol SFC D.A. Rathel reported that Michael Anthony Parris was apparently fatigued and crossed the centerline in a Chevy Silverado, striking the Chevy Tahoe, driven by Candice Bennet Nanney. Nanney suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.

Nanney’s 14-year-old daughter was riding in the front seat. She suffered serious injuries to her ower extremitites and was taken to Children’s Hospital of Atlanta.  Nanney’s two-year-old son Cameron was riding in the back seat and suffered a minor injury to his forehead.

Parris also suffered non-life threatening injuries. He was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Rathel said DUI was not a factor in the collision.

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