A Polk County woman was arrested and charged with homicide by vehicle following a wreck at East 12th Street and East Second Avenue in Rome early Saturday morning.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Brittney Lee Rosetti, 28, of 451 Springdale Road, Rockmart, was headed south on Second Avenue and ran a stop sign at the intersection around 1:45 Saturday morning and T-boned a vehicle traveling west on East 12th Street. 

Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor said a passenger in the vehicle on East 12th, Douglas Wayne Cooper, 62, Rome, took the brunt of the impact and died in surgery at Floyd Medical Center around 3:45 a.m. Saturday.

Rome police investigated the wreck and determined that Rosetti was driving under the influence of alcohol.

Rosetti has also been charged with driving under the influence and running a stop sign.

No one else suffered serious injuries as a result of the wreck.


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