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News Nearby: Bicyclist Struck By Truck Dies; Woman Hit Twice, Killed on Highway 41

Check out these top stories from Patch sites around the Atlanta metro area and north Georgia.


Bicyclist Struck By Truck Dies
- Canton-Sixes Patch

The man who was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle on Cumming Highway two weekends ago has passed away, friends of the man say.

Louis "Bud" Phillips, 66, died from his injuries on Jan. 14, nine days after being struck by a Chevrolet pick up truck traveling westbound on Cumming Highway near the Interstate 575 on-ramp. Visit Canton-Sixes Patch for more on this story.

- Cartersville Patch

A woman who was walking along Highway 41 on a rainy night in Cartersville was twice struck by cars and killed, Georgia State Patrol spokesman Franka Young said.

Christina Mae Warner, 27, of Cartersville, died at the scene of the incident, which happened Tuesday shortly after midnight. Visit Cartersville Patch for more on this story.

- East Atlanta Patch

One man is dead and another is in critical condition following a barrage of bullets at the North Plaza strip center near the intersection of North Avenue and Boulevard late Monday evening.

"Zone 6 officers responded to a gambling call at 628 Boulevard NE. When the officers arrived on scene they heard gunshots from the direction of 455 North Avenue," Atlanta Police Department spokeswoman Officer Kim Jones said. Visit East Atlanta Patch for more on this story. 

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