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News Nearby: Man, Dog Die in Fire; Man Struck, Killed by Train

Check out these Patch headlines from around the region.

News Nearby: Man, Dog Die in Fire; Man Struck, Killed by Train

- Cumming Patch

A 64-year-old man and his dog died Friday morning following a structure fire in a single-wide mobile home.

Forsyth County firefighters responded to the scene of the fire located at 101 Sawnee Drive in the city of Cumming around 8:24 a.m. See Cumming Patch for more on this story.


– Cartersville Patch

A man was struck and killed by a train in downtown Cartersville shortly before 10 p.m. on Nov. 1. Capt. Mark Camp of the Cartersville Police Department released this statement:

"A short time ago a male subject was hit by a train on the railroad tracks in downtown Cartersville near Museum Drive and West Main Street. From the information I have been given the subject is deceased.” See Cartersville Patch for more on this story.

Woman Killed When Car Strikes Tree – Woodstock Patch

Speed and alcohol may have been a contributing factor in an accident that took the life of a Woodstock woman late Wednesday night. 

Lydia Bordacs, 57, of Woodstock, died from injuries she suffered after her SUV crashed head-on into a tree along South Cherokee Lane near Jamerson Road at the Cobb/Cherokee line.

Bordacs, who was behind the wheel, hit a tree shortly before 10:20 p.m. and landed near the woods along the road. Her son Peter Kubanyi, 33, was a passenger in the vehicle and was not seriously injured in the accident. Woodstock Patch has more on this story.

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