Horror crash kills 4 high school classmates in Georgia; 5th victim fights for life

10 days ago

Henry County news, Georgia news.

Four Henry County high schoolers died and a fifth is fighting for life after a horrific car crash that took place Wednesday near their school.

The latest victim to succumb was identified as Kendarius Jackson, 16. He died after sustaining fatal wounds in the crash that also killed three of his classmates.

Kendarrias Dodson, 16, Katrina Owens, 15, and Jordan Brown, 15; were all pronounced dead at the scene. Their friend Zakya Jones is still hospitalized in serious condition.

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  • Preliminary reports claimed that the group of teens was riding a car that lost control on Oak Grove Road in McDonough before crashing down an embankment and striking several trees.

    The scene is less than two miles away from Eagle’s Landing High School where they studied.

    Vigils for the late students will be held Monday evening at the high school’s football stadium, officials said.