According to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, 33-year-old Autumn Nicole Teems Clark was jailed Saturday morning and charged with first-degree homicide by vehicle, seat belt violation involving a child five years of age or less, failure to maintain lane, and driving under the influence of alcohol. 

According to reports, the accident occurred Saturday at 10:20 a.m. on Highway 113 near Gordon McCormick Road in Taylorsville. 

The investigation revealed that a Hyundai Sonata was traveling south on Hwy. 113, south of Gordon McCormick Road when Clark failed to maintain her lane to the left and traveled into the grass median. The front of the Hyundai struck a culvert and overturned multiple times before coming to an uncontrolled final rest in the median facing northbound.

The deceased is identified as five-year-old Malich Clark.  Both the driver and the victim were residents of Rockmart, Georgia.

From WBHF radio