Police: Driver fell asleep at wheel in fatal crash

Georgia News

Shakim Reakwon Holloman

ACWORTH, Ga. (AP) – Police in Georgia say a motorist accused of being behind the wheel during a fatal crash told police he had fallen asleep while driving.

Cobb County officer Sydney Melton told news outlets that 23-year-old Shakim Reakwon Holloman was heading southbound on Dallas Acworth Highway between Marietta and Cartersville around 7 a.m. Sunday when he veered into the northbound lane and struck another car head-on.

Melton says the driver of the other vehicle, 24-year-old Daniel Rogers, died at the scene.

Holloman was charged with first-degree vehicular homicide, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane and suspended registration.

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