Fatalities in 2 Vehicle Wreck Tuesday Evening

Two people were pronounced dead on scene Tuesday afternoon following a two vehicle collision on Redmond Circle. The victims have been identified as 52 year-old Valerie Watts and her 18 year-old son Antwan Maleek Jamerson, both of Shannon. The third person in the vehicle, Watts’ husband, 49-year old Thomas Watts, , was transported to a local hospital where he is currently being treated.

Reports said that Valerie Watts was driving, Thomas was in the passenger seat and Antwan was riding in the back seat.

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According to Rome Police Sgt. Brandon Pledger, a northbound F-350, belonging to WC Timber, crossed the center line and struck a southbound G-series Infinity car head-on.  The Infinity had Alabama tags.

One person was trapped in the vehicle for nearly an hour following the wreck.

The Infinity rolled and was set ablaze.

A dog in the Infinity was also killed in the accident.

The driver of the F-350 was “ok” according to Pledger.

Charges are pending following the conclusion of a crime scene reconstruction done by the GBI.

Both lanes were closed for several hours.

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