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Oakwood woman killed, three others injured in Atlanta Highway wreck

Two of the women injured in a wreck that killed an Oakwood woman Tuesday night on Atlanta Highway have been discharged from the emergency department, Northeast Georgia Medical Center spokeswoman Michelle Oleson said Wednesday.

Georgia State Patrol said Angela Riseden, 22, of Oakwood, was headed eastbound on Valley Green Drive in a Toyota Yaris near the intersection of Ga. 13/Atlanta Highway around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16.

At the same time, Brittany Dale, 30, of Gainesville, was traveling southbound in a Ford Ranger on Atlanta Highway with a 1-year-old passenger, Lucis Holloway, of Gainesville.

“(Riseden’s car) attempted to turn left onto Ga. 13 north, at which time (Riseden) failed to yield for (Dale’s car),” state patrol assistant post commander Auston Allen wrote in an email.

Dale’s car struck Riseden’s car on the left driver’s side, causing Riseden’s car to travel backward onto the shoulder of Atlanta Highway.

After impact with Riseden’s car, Dale lost control of her vehicle, which then traveled into the opposite (northbound) lane, Allen said.

The front of Dale’s car struck the front of Kaitlin Loggins’ Nissan Versa. Loggins, 23, of Flowery Branch, and Dale were transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Riseden suffered fatal injuries in the wreck.

Holloway was transported by helicopter to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite with non-life threatening injuries.

Dale was charged with driving under the influence, endangering a child under 14 years of age while DUI and violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act.

Oleson said Wednesday Dale and Loggins were discharged from the emergency department. Allen did not return a request for comment regarding Holloway’s status.