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Chatsworth man killed after vehicle crashes into horse on July 4th in Whitfield County

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report on Thursday, July 4th around 9:39 P.M. a 2019 Nissan Versa being by Kaitlin Rymer 21, of a Chatsworth address was traveling south on GA 286 at Mitchel Bridge Road. The Versa struck a horse with it front that was standing in the southbound lane. The Versa traveled off the west shoulder of the roadway. The Versa then struck a guy wire. The Versa struck a ditch with its front and came to a final uncontrolled rest on the west shoulder of the roadway facing south. Area of impact was determined by roadway evidence, vehicle damage, and driver statements. A passenger Ashton Rymer 23 of a Chatsworth address was airlifted by LifeForce to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga where he succumbed to his injuries. Kaitlin Rymer was transported by EMS to Erlanger Medical Center.