2 Killed In Wreck On East Brainerd Road Wednesday Night Were From Florida

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Two people were killed in a wreck in East Brainerd on Wednesday night.

The single vehicle crash reported at 9:45 p.m. in the 10000 block of East Brainerd Road involved a 2002 Toyota Camry. The traffic investigators found the vehicle was traveling westbound on East Brainerd Road when for unknown reasons, left the roadway on the right side.  The driver over corrected and the vehicle crossed the center lane, then left the roadway, striking a rock before hitting a large tree.

The two occupants of the vehicle identified as Danny Greiner, 42, of Florida, and Christopher Johnson, 43, of Florida, were both found to be deceased at the crash scene. Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Tri Community Fire Department and Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services.

The investigation is on-going and being handled by the HCSO Traffic Division.


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