Authorities today are searching for a hit-and-run motorist who state troopers say struck and killed an 18-year-old Calhoun man early Sunday.
The victim has been identified as Emory Ware, 18, and family friends say he is the son of Michael Ware, the postmaster in Summerville who died in a motorcycle accident in June 2018.
About Sunday’s accident from the Georgia State Patrol:
On Nov. 10, at approximately 1:20 a.m., a trooper was dispatched to a pedestrian collision on Ga. 3 at the intersection of Maddox Chapel Road in Whitfield County. Once on scene, the trooper determined the crash was a confirmed fatality involving a pedestrian and a single vehicle that left the scene. The deceased was identified as Mr. Emory Ware, age 18 of Calhoun. The roadway evidence at the scene indicated that a Buick sedan was traveling northbound on Ga. 3, while Mr. Ware was standing in the roadway. This is an ongoing investigation conducted by the Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team. The report is not complete.
Michael Ware was 39 at the time of his death. According to Calhoun Police: “At approximately 1:37 a.m. June 28, 2018, Calhoun Police officers were dispatched to a traffic accident on Harris Beamer Road in Calhoun. Upon arrival, they found that Michael Bynum Ware of 204 Village Way SW, Calhoun, was traveling west on Harris Beamer Road on his motorcycle, lost control and was ejected, which resulted in fatal injuries. Mr. Ware was transported to Gordon Hospital by EMS where he was pronounced deceased. “