Kasey Green, 22, of Jackson Chapel Road, Cave Spring, remains in Floyd Medical Center (FMC) with injuries from an accident Sunday which killed Keanua MacKenzie Chambers, 10, of Rome.
The wreck happened near Jackson Chapel Road around the Old Jackson Chapel Road area near the Floyd County line around 2:14 p.m., according to officials.
Chambers was pronounced dead at 3:01 p.m. in the FMC emergency room.
Previously posted:A 10-year-old child has died after the all-terrain vehicle she was riding wrecked Sunday in a rural northwest pocket of Polk County, according to officials.
Polk County Deputy Coroner Tony Brazier said Keanua Mackenzie Chambers, 10, was pronounced dead in the Floyd Medical Center (FMC) emergency room as a result of her injuries.
Since all child deaths are investigated, her body was taken to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Crime Lab in Atlanta for autopsy.
Floyd 911 center got a call Sunday at 2:14 p.m. about the crash near Jackson Chapel Road, Brazier said. Redmond Emergency Management Services (EMS), Cave Spring police and the Georgia State Patrol (GSP) responded.
Chambers was riding with Kasey Green, 22, of Jackson Chapel Road, Cave Spring, when the vehicle wrecked. Brazier said Green, a girlfriend of the child’s brother, was driving with the girl sitting in front of her.
The ATV hit a fence, struck some trees and landed near a road, he said. More details about the incident aren’t yet available.
Both the child and Green were taken to FMC for treatment. Chambers was pronounced dead at 3:01 p.m., Brazier said. Green’s condition is not immediately known as hospital officials could not be reached.
The GSP is continuing the investigation.