GSP Investigating Friday Wreck in Stephens Co.

The Georgia State Patrol said Friday night that one person is dead and two others injured after an accident Friday afternoon.

The accident occurred Friday at 12:20 p.m.

According to the GSP, a Chrysler Pacifica was traveling westbound on Memorial Drive attempting to cross State Route 17 while a motorcycle was traveling southbound on State Route 17 in the right lane.

The GSP said the driver of the Pacifica, 44-year-old Ladonna Fowler of Eastanollee, failed to yield and struck the motorcycle.

GSP officials said the driver of the motorcycle, 64-year-old Kirby Grindstaff of Patton, Mississippi, and his passenger, 64-year-old Dolores Grindstaff, were both injured and transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

The GSP reported that Kirby Grindstaff passed away as a result of his injuries at about 5:40 p.m. Friday.

According to the GSP, Fowler was also injured and transported.

The GSP said charges are pending.