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Two teens suffer minor injuries in north Forsyth crash with deputy
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NORTH FORSYTH — A four-car crash in the Chestatee area involving a Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputy left two with minor injuries Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened about 5 p.m. Feb. 21 when Samantha Sheryl Bunch of Gainesville in a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer allegedly was driving “too fast for the wet roadway conditions” when she rear-ended a 2005 BMW on Keith Bridge Road (Ga. 306 east) at the intersection of Westbrook Road, said Robin Stone, spokeswoman for the Georgia State Patrol.

The BMW was slowing down for a Forsyth County deputy waiting to turn onto Westbrook Road.

The collision caused the BMW to “travel forward and hit the (deputy’s) vehicle,” Stone said.

The Gainesville woman said she was driving and singing to music and “traffic just stopped.” She reportedly swerved to avoid hitting the BMW.

Two 18-year-old females riding in the BMW suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were later transported to Northside Hospital-Forsyth, Stone said.

After the initial crash, the BMW and deputy’s vehicle were still in the road when John Weston Miller of Gainesville, allegedly driving a Ford van “too fast for conditions,” crashed into the BMW, Stone said.

He was not injured, nor was the deputy, though the cars were not drivable and had to be towed.

Stone said Bunch and Miller were found to be at fault and cited for following too closely.

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