July 11, 2021–8:18 p.m.
GEORGIA STATE PATROL
A Fairmount woman was killed Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 53 at the South Calhoun Bypass.
According to the Georgia State Patrol, 47-year old Letitia Whitener was traveling on the bypass and attempted to cross the eastbound lanes of 53.
She failed to yield to a Ford F-150 and her vehicle was struck in the driver’s side door area.
Whitener died at the scene.
The wreck occurred at around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.