published Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Update: Whitfield County woman killed in ATV accident is identified

A Lylerly, Ga., woman killed on Sunday afternoon when her ATV flipped has been identified.

Christy Price, 35, died around 2 p.m. when she drove up a steep embankment on a trail in the Chattahoochee National Forest and her four-wheeler flipped, said Whitfield County Coroner Bobbie Dixon.

Price wasn’t wearing a helmet and the four-wheeler likely crushed her, Dixon said, but the coroner’s office is waiting on results from her autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Price was with a group of seven or eight ATV riders on Sunday, Dixon said. The ATV trails are open to riders in the forest.

The Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating Price’s death.

See tomorrow’s Times Free Press for complete details.

about Joy Lukachick Smith...

Joy Lukachick is the city government reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press Since 2009, she's covered breaking news, high-profile trials, stories of lost lives and of regained hope and done investigative work. Raised near the Bayou, Joy’s hometown is along the outskirts of Baton Rouge, La. She has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Louisiana State University. While at LSU, Joy was a staff writer for the Daily Reveille. When Joy isn't chasing ...

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