Heriberto Ramon Racho of Athens dies in fatal Georgia Hwy 441 car crash – Thursday, May 5, 2022

Georgia Hwy 441 car crash death of Heriberto Ramon Racho – Obituary

Heriberto Ramon Racho, 37, of Athens, has been identified as the person pronounced dead after being hit by a vehicle of Highway 441 near Homer.

Racho died after pulling over to the side of the road to adjust the weight in the utility trailer he was carrying. Another car drove off the highway and hit him and the trailer when he was outside his vehicle. Jessica McNew, 38, of Clarkesville, was identified as the driver by troopers.

The deadly accident occurred on GA 15/US 441 North at McCoy Bridge Road in Banks County soon after 5 p.m. Thursday.

Racho died on the spot. McNew was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville to be treated for her injuries.