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Towne Lake Car Accident: Etowah High School students returning from basketball game killed in crash near Towne Lake Hills in Cherokee County

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Towne Lake Car Accident Woodstock, GA: Etowah High School students returning from basketball game killed in crash near Towne Lake Hills in Cherokee County.

Five teens were killed in a car accident on Towne Lake Parkway in a tragic event that has left the town of Woodstock, Georgia, in mourning. At the time of the tragedy, the victims; all Etowah High School students were returning from a basketball game.

According to reports, one car apparently lost control and crashed in the Cherokee County incident, which happened close to Towne Lake Hills East. Although the accident’s specifics are still being looked into, preliminary indications indicate that speed may have played a role.

Five teens died in the horrible incident, according to fresh information supplied by Gwinnett County police, and at least three more were injured. The names of the victims have not yet been made public since their relatives have not yet been notified.

There have been other accidents on Towne Lake Parkway before this one. There have been rollovers and single-car collisions on this specific stretch of road in the past, which raises concerns about its safety. Residents and officials in the neighborhood may need to review traffic safety regulations in the wake of this unfortunate incident.

The neighborhood came together to help the bereaved families as soon as word of the catastrophe circulated. A candlelight memorial was held at Etowah High School, and tributes to the young victims were shared widely on social media.