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Serious Injury Vehicle Crash *UPDATE* (Dec. 10th)

Police Patrol Traffic Enforcement
January 4, 2021

December 31, 2020

The driver of the Infiniti G35, Kahlil Harper, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on December 27, 2020 at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. 


December 10, 2020

Serious Injury Vehicle Crash

On Thursday, December 10, 2020 at approximately 4:11 a.m. Austell Police responded to a serious injury car crash on C.H. James Parkway at Humphries Hill Road in Austell. Cobb County Police Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) was requested to investigate and responded to the scene.

According to investigators, a gold 2006 Infiniti G35 was northbound on C.H. James Parkway turning left onto Humphries Hill Road when it was struck by a 2017 Toyota RAV4 that was southbound on C.H. James Parkway. The driver of the Infiniti, 30-year-old Kahlil Harper of Powder Springs, was transported by ambulance to Kennestone Hospital with life threatening injuries. The driver of the Toyota, 64-year-old Jeffery Nelson of Dallas, Georgia, was transported to Cobb General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

This investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information is requested to contact the Cobb County Police Department’s STEP unit at 770-499-3987.