Driver Accused of Murder in Fatal High-Speed Collision in Peachtree Corners!

Townelaker A tragic car crash in Peachtree Corners has resulted in the death of three individuals, including a 5-year-old girl, and has left three others injured. The driver responsible for the collision, 30-year-old Aaron Vaughn from Lawrenceville, has been charged and taken into custody. The incident occurred on March 10, when Vaughn was driving a yellow Camaro at speeds exceeding 100 mph in an area with a speed limit of just 45 mph.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Peachtree Corners Circle and Elmside Village Lane, where Vaughn’s Camaro collided with a BMW. The occupants of the BMW, identified as 46-year-old Armas Harding and 46-year-old Laura Rueda from Brookhaven, tragically lost their lives at the scene of the accident.

The aftermath of the collision was described by a resident, Carey Conely, who witnessed the tragic scene and remarked on the profound impact it had. Vaughn’s Camaro was carrying three passengers at the time of the crash: a 28-year-old woman and his two daughters, ages 5 and 6.

While the children were wearing seatbelts, they were not in child safety seats as required by Georgia law. The 5-year-old, identified as Aura Camarono, succumbed to her injuries at the hospital. The condition of the 6-year-old is currently unknown, while the 28-year-old woman remains hospitalized.

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The severity of the incident has led to Vaughn facing multiple charges, including murder in the second degree, three counts of homicide by vehicle in the first degree, two counts of transporting a child in a vehicle without proper restraints, driver required to wear a seatbelt, two counts of cruelty to children in the second degree, serious injury by vehicle, reckless driving, and speeding. Vaughn was taken into custody and booked into the Gwinnett County Jail on March 22.

The tragedy serves as a stark reminder of the consequences of reckless driving and the importance of adhering to traffic laws. Carey Conely expressed hope that this incident would serve as a cautionary tale for other drivers, emphasizing the need for responsible behavior behind the wheel.

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