A mother and her two young children were killed and their car was badly damaged when a car hit a tree in Georgia’s northern Lincolns exit sign state of lithonia, authorities said.
Key points:A car crashed into a tree near a Lincoleum exit sign at Lithonia exit, Georgia, early on SundayThe mother, who was in her 50s, died in hospital from her injuriesThe two children were in a car with a woman in her 20s who was taken to hospital after the crash, Georgia state police said in a statement.
The mother’s children were not injured, the statement said.
Authorities said the woman in the car had not been arrested and there were no further details.
Authorities were investigating the cause of the crash.
It is believed the woman’s car crashed as she left the Lincols exit sign after entering the entrance of the park.
It comes a week after a toddler was found dead in a vehicle in a Georgia town after a driver failed to turn on his headlights.