Cartersville police confirmed that 81 year-old Helena Williams, of Cartersville, was killed on Monday after being thrown from her vehicle.  Reports said that Williams placed the car in reverse and was thrown from an open driver’s door.

The vehicle rolled off an embankment and in the process running over Williams.


Brad Cothran, spokesperson with Bartow County Emergency Medical Services, said the victim was rushed to Cartersville Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.