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Woman, 40, critical after being struck while crossing Marietta road in the rain

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A 40-year-old woman was in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a road in Marietta in the rain.

The incident happened around 3:50 p.m. at the intersection of Delk and Franklin roads, according to Marietta police.

Ms. Jeannie Richards, of Marietta, was attempting to cross Delk Road northbound when the crash happened, police spokesman Officer David Baldwin said.

At that time, Ms. Jessica Lambs, of Marietta, was heading west bound on Delk Road in a blue 2012 Ford Focus, Officer Baldwin said.

“The Focus struck Richards on the east side of the intersection, as she attempted to cross in the rain,” Officer Baldwin said.

Ms. Richards was transported to WellStar Kennestone Hospital by ambulance where she remained in critical condition.
So far, no charges have been filed. Still, the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information concerning this crash is asked to contact Officer Geoff Culpepper at (770) 794-5357.

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