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John Rangel-Gonzalez

A crash Saturday evening on Mableton Parkway left a woman dead and a teenager facing vehicular homicide and other charges, according to Cobb County police.

According to investigators, the crash happened at 5:03 p.m. Saturday when a white Chevrolet Tahhoe, driven by John Rangel-Gonzalez, 18, of Mableton, collided with the left side of a blue Ford Mustang attempting to turn left out of the private drive at 6660 Mableton Parkway.

The driver of the Ford Mustang, Tricia Tinch, 42, of Mableton, was fatally injured and died on the scene.

Rangel-Gonzalez had minor injuries, police said. Rangel-Gonzalez was arrested at the scene and charged with first degree vehicular homicide, reckless driving, speeding, and driving without a license. He was booked into the Cobb County jail, and has since been released on a $20,000 bond.

The passenger of the Chevrolet Suburban, Reynaldo Lackey, 20, of Mableton, was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact investigators at 770-499-3987.

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(3) comments

Howard Peterson

Deport him Mr. Sheriff.....

Mike Nelson

Hopefully he isn’t illegal because the new sheriff won’t work with ICE.

Howard Peterson

I should add "if he's not a citizen". Otherwise deport him to the nearest prison for a long, long time!!

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