An accident involving two vehicles on Hwy. 129 claimed the life of a woman recently.

A Mercedes traveling on Ethridge Rd. attempted to cross Hwy. 129 and failed to yield to a Honda CR-V driving north on Hwy. 129. The CR-V T-boned the Mercedes and the driver, Rhonda Cox, 49, Buford, was pronounced dead at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.

Passenger, Gary Cox, 48, Buford, received minor injuries and was not taken to a hospital. The driver of the Honda, Phia Xiong, 39, Statham, was also taken to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.


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