The Sandy Springs Police Department has released the name of the woman who was killed when a tree fell on the car she was driving in rainy conditions Oct. 31.
The driver was identified as Aquarius Johnson, 38, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a police news release. The accident occurred on Mount Paran Road near Jett Road. Johnson is an employee of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management and was driving a city-issued vehicle at the time of the accident, about 1 p.m.
Police and fire department personnel responded to the scene after getting a 911 call about it.
“The tree fell during severe weather in the area,” the release stated. “The vehicle was heavily damaged. The driver had to be extricated by fire personnel.”