Woman Killed In Wreck on Saturday


A Fairmount woman was killed Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 53 at the South Calhoun Bypass.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, 47-year old Letitia Whitener was traveling on the bypass and attempted to cross the eastbound lanes of 53.

She failed to yield to a Ford F-150 and her vehicle was struck in the driver’s side door area.

Whitener died at the scene.

The wreck occurred at around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.