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Video: Vehicle sought in connection with fatal crash has been identified

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023–9:00 a.m.


Floyd County Police continue to investigate a fatal wreck Wednesday afternoon on Martha Berry Highway at Selman Road.

The crash occurred just before 2 p.m. when a southbound Nissan Altima, driven by 37-year-old Hilda Santizo-Perez of Rome, was struck by an unknown vehicle causing it to careen into Nissan Pathfinder, driven by 34-year-old Charcia Baldwin of Rydal, that was traveling north.

Santizo-Perez died as a result of her injuries.

A 3-year-old child was also in the vehicle but was removed by a passerby attempting to render aid.
Baldwin and the toddler were transported to Atrium Health Floyd for evaluation.

Floyd County Police have been looking for a Lincoln Town Car that stopped but left the scene. Early Thursday morning, they announced the vehicle has been identified and the investigation is ongoing.

Authorities are also requesting video from anyone who was driving in the area who might have dash cam video.

You can view a video from the original story below.