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Woman Who Was Injured in Four-Wheeler Accident Thanks Firefighters

Firefighters who responded to the Jessica McCoy's accident that day were (left to right) Trevor Newberry, Sgt. Chase Wilbanks, McCoy with her son, Joshua, Gerald Wright and Billy Pflugrad.
Firefighters who responded to the Jessica McCoy's accident that day were (left to right) Trevor Newberry, Sgt. Chase Wilbanks, McCoy with her son, Joshua, Gerald Wright and Billy Pflugrad. (click image for slideshow)
July 18, 2018 | A Cherokee County woman who received head injuries from a four-wheeler accident stopped by Station #2 in Ball Ground yesterday to thank the firefighters who responded to the call. On the evening of June 29th, just shortly after 7 PM, Cherokee County 911 dispatched firefighters to an accident located in a pasture on Lower Dowda Mill Road in northern Cherokee County. Twenty-eight year old, Jessica McCoy was riding on her friend’s four-wheeler when the accident occurred. ... (read complete story)

McCoy shows Cherokee County firefighters, Gerald Wright and Billy Pflugrad, her scars that she received from the accident.
McCoy shows Cherokee County firefighters, Gerald Wright and Billy Pflugrad, her scars that she received from the accident.
The firefighters and Jessica McCoy share a laugh after talking about her accident.
The firefighters and Jessica McCoy share a laugh after talking about her accident.
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