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Victims identified in two fatal Forsyth Co. accidents
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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. -- Investigators are looking into two separate fatal accidents that happened on Forsyth County roads on Friday.

The first crash occurred at 11:27 a.m. on Keith Bridge Road near Leland Drive.

A blue Toyota Tacoma being driven by Robert Carlson, 65, of Dahlonega crossed the center line and struck a red Hyundai Sante Fe being driven by Andrea Phebus, 69, of Cumming.

Carlson was transported to an area hospital by medical helicopter and is now in stable condition.

Phebus died on scene as a result of her injuries. Speed did not appear to be a factor.

The second fatal accident happened at 5:35 p.m. on Matt Highway and Doc Bramblett Road.

A silver Ford Fusion driven by Natalie Barnard, 29, of Snoqualmie, Wash. pulled onto Matt Highway in front of a tractor-trailer driven by James Davis, 70, of Old Fort, Tenn.

Barnard died on the scene as a result of her injuries. The passenger in Ford Fusion, Rachel Beckstrom, 19, of Tooele, Utah was flown to an area hospital by medical helicopter in critical condition. Davis, the truck driver, was not injured.

No charges are expected in this crash.

Both accidents are being investigated by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Traffic Specialist Unit.


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