Lafayette High School Teacher Dies in Friday Wreck

Fatal Accident on Highway 27 Friday in Northwest, Georgia

A fatal crash occurring on Highway 27 in the Gore community of northwest, Georgia Friday – ended with fatalities.  The accident shut down traffic on Highway 27 that afternoon for an extended period of time. 

The Georgia State Patrol has confirmed there were fatalities as a result of the accident.  According to reports that accident took the life of Lori McWhorter, employed by LaFayette High School. 

The school issued a statement Friday evening saying, “It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of Mrs. Lori McWhorter – who was a cherished member of our Walker County Schools and LaFayette High School community. Mrs. McWhorter was a revered teacher, a devoted mother, and a also a loving wife, whose sudden, and tragic loss, will leave an irreplaceable void in our community”. 

We’ll have more details on that accident, when they’re released by the Georgia State Patrol. 

(AM1180 AM Chattooga County, Georgia News)



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