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Cornelia woman charged with vehicular homicide
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Ruby Marie Marshall, 64

A Cornelia woman has been charged with vehicular homicide after she allegedly caused a motorcyclist to go off the road.

Warrants were filed Wednesday to charge Ruby Marie Marshall, 64, in the death of Jerald Benjamin Freeman.

According to the warrants, the incident occurred on Oct. 7 on Pea Ridge Road, when a Kia driven by Marshall allegedly crossed over the center lane. Freeman, on a motorcycle, then left the roadway and crashed into an embankment, according to the warrants.

Marshall also allegedly left the scene without calling for aid, according to the warrants.

Marshall has been charged with first-degree vehicular homicide, failure to maintain lane, reckless driving and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.

First-degree vehicular homicide carries a minimum three-year prison sentence with a maximum of 15 years in prison.

No further details were available from the Georgia State Patrol at this time.

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