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Cobb Teen Arrested in Rollover Crash

A 19-year-old woman was critically injured in the September wreck in Marietta.

An Cobb teenager turned herself in Monday night to face serious charges from a rollover crash in Marietta in September.

Hannah Caitlin O’Donnell, 19, of the 1200 block of Manor Crest Court is being held in lieu of $50,000 bond, according to records.

O’Donnell was driving a white 2006 Nissan 350Z when she lost control on the ramp to Interstate 75 northbound from the Canton Road Connector the night of Sept. 21, The Marietta Daily Journal reported at the time, citing .

The car rolled down a hill, the MDJ said, throwing one passenger, Michael Compton, 26, from the vehicle.

He and O’Donnell were treated and released at , but another passenger, Leah Giammarva, 19, was hospitalized in critical condition, the MDJ said.

Under warrants issued March 9, O’Donnell is charged with three misdemeanors—an improper lane change, reckless driving and driving too fast for the conditions—and one felony—causing a serious injury by vehicle.

The Official Code of Georgia Annotated defines that felony as causing “bodily harm to another by depriving him of a member of his body, by rendering a member of his body useless, by seriously disfiguring his body or a member thereof, or by causing organic brain damage which renders the body or any member thereof useless” by reckless or impaired driving.

It’s punishable by one to 15 years in prison.

Other charges are possible.

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charles rogers April 30, 2012 at 03:26 PM
$50,000 bond sounds excessive for this poor girl when a child molester get a $25,000 bond. Their common practice is rack up all of the charges they can in order to snooker her into a plea deal(usually probation) so they can appoint a nazi probation officer to lock her up any chance they can. Now they will show more liniency for a child molester that has no remorse for their actions and will give people like her a living nightmare after all that is what Cobb County justus is all about. They still refuse to arrest Tommy Wallace for murdering his step-mother in 1990 but look at these and other arrests. Itś all about conviction. Whether or not you are innocent and cannot post bail you will rot in the Cobb County jail until you are ready to plea guilty then they will work with you. Whatever you do do not buck them they will send Lt. Ken Davis with his group of rogue deputies and beat you up and when you file a complaint of course he is in charge of eternal affairs and will not discipline himself.

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