UPDATED FROM WRGA:
A 32-year-old Rome man was killed and five others injured in a two-vehicle wreck on Ga. 101 at the Silver Creek Mini-Mart at 12:55 p.m. Sunday.
According to Floyd County Police, a 2004 Ford Taurus driven by 35-year old Charles Slaton of Rome was traveling southbound behind a Honda Odyssey. The Odyssey was attempting to turn left into the mini-mart, and the Taurus tried to pass on the left, traveling into the path of a Ford F-250, which was northbound.
Both vehicles swerved in an attempt to avoid the collision. The Taurus was struck on the passenger side and the truck flipped.
A passenger in the Taurus, 32-year-old Brandy Slaton of Rome was killed. An 11-year-old in the Taurus was airlifted to the hospital.
Charles Slaton and a 9-year old in the Taurus were taken by ambulance to the hospital. Also, David Gilmer, 58, and 55-year old Debra Gilmer of Aragon, who were in the F-250, were also transported by ambulance to the hospital.