Woman charged with vehicular homicide in teen's death Wednesday


By Matthew Osborne

  • This 2005 Jeep Cherokee was driven by Cherrie M. Pulido, who is charged with DUI and homicide by vehicle in the death of Carlos Morales on Wednesday morning.

    Habersham Central High School student Carlos Christo Morales, 17, was killed in a car crash early Wednesday morning on Camp Creek Road.
    Morales and two classmates were on their way to school when a 2005 Jeep Cherokee driven by Cherrie M. Pulido, 37, of Mt. Airy, drifted out of her lane near Wilson Road and collided head-on with the vehicle containing the three teens.
    Pulido was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence, failure to maintain lane and homicide by vehicle in the first degree.
    More on this story in the weekend edition of The Northeast Georgian.