Posts tagged with "Leah O’Brien"

Scott Boulevard will be closed to reconstruct accident scene

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 11, 2015

The Decatur Police Department is advising drivers that Scott Boulevard will be closed on May 12 between Clairemont Avenue and Coventry Road from 9:30 am to 11:30 am for accident reconstruction. Decatur Police Lt. Jennifer Ross didn’t specify the accident being reconstructed, but said, “I would assume (it is) the fatality from April 25.” That accident […]

Police: Car that killed Lakeside High teacher was traveling over 100 mph

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 1, 2015

Decatur Police allege that a Lakeside High student was driving a rented Dodge Charger more than 100 miles per hour on Scott Boulevard when he struck and killed a teacher at his school. Speeding along the road has been a long-time concern for Decatur residents. Data released by the Police Department shows that the majority of […]

Police charge teenage driver in accident that killed a Lakeside High teacher

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 30, 2015

This story has been updated.  Decatur Police have arrested the driver of a Dodge Charger that struck and killed a Lakeside High School teacher on April 25. Police arrested Ramiro Pedemonte, 19, of Tucker, Ga. and have charged him with first degree vehicular homicide, serious injury by vehicle and reckless driving. Pedemonte was driving the rented […]

Car accident involving Lakeside High teacher, students was a coincidence, police say

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 28, 2015

This story has been updated.  Lakeside High teacher Leah O’Brien died when she was struck by a vehicle carrying two students on the way to the Lakeside High School prom on April 25. Her 8-year-old daughter was critically injured. The Lakeside connection has perplexed some readers who wanted to know if it was a terrible coincidence or […]

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