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13-year-old killed in car accident
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A 13-year-old Newton County girl was killed Saturday when she was ejected from a vehicle she was riding in.


According to the Georgia State Patrol and Newton County Sheriff’s Office public information officers, it was a single car accident which occurred around 11:49 a.m. Saturday morning on Spring Road off Salem Road at the Newton/Rockdale line. According to the GSP the vehicle she was riding in left the roadway. GSP and NCSO traffic units are still working to pinpoint specifics of the accident.


The girl was a sixth-grader at Veterans Memorial Middle School.


For more information check or see the Wednesday addition of The Covington News.