A woman and her 12-year-old daughter, both from Maysville, were killed when the mother crossed the center line in her car and struck a pickup truck Sunday, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Billie Shockley, 30, was driving a Kia Optima south on Holly Springs Road/Ga. 82 in north Jackson County. Octavio Rodriguez, 49, of Pendergrass, was driving a Dodge Ram north on the road. The head-on collision happened at about 4 p.m. near Diamond Hill Church Road.
The child, Alexis Shockley, who was sitting behind her mother at the time, died at the scene.
Billie Shockley was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center, where she later died, according to the state patrol.
Rodriguez and passengers Emma Montes, 44, of Pendergrass, and Elizabeth Vasquez, 24, of Covington, were taken to the hospital.
A third passenger in the truck, Brian Vasquez, 22, of Covington, was not transported, according to state patrol.
Billie Shockley worked as an office clerk at Fleet Pride, and Alexis Shockley was a student at Banks County Middle School, according to their obituaries. Both attended church at Bethlehem Christian Church in Banks County, according to their obituaries.
Rodriguez was in satisfactory condition at the hospital. Conditions of Montes and Vasquez weren’t available.