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CANTON | 1 killed in overnight wreck

CANTON, Ga. -- Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a two-car wreck that claimed the life of one person and seriously injured another.

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The wreck happened on East Cherokee Drive at Union Hill Road shortly before 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Authorities say 48-year-old James Allen Pressley of Canton was ejected from his car and pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver, 21-year-old Darrell Carl Smith of Canton, was transported to North Fulton Hospital with serious injuries. 

There were no passengers in either vehicle. The accident is still under investigation.

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