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Kyra Karr, 31, dead; Reed Karr, 36, and 2 children seriously injured after unmanned semi crashes into pickup on Hwy 41 in Bartow County, Georgia; Ivan Delgado, 52, arrested on DUI charges
Carr was a graduate of the University of Georgia and grew up in Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cartersville, according to IMB, the International Mission Board. The family was appointed as Southern Baptist missionaries in 2009 and were about to start their third term of service after a brief assignment in the United States.
Police arrested the driver, identified as Ivan Delgado, of Rome, New York. Officers said he was drunk and was charged with DUI. Firefighters said inside the tractor trailer was pesticides and degreasers, turning the accident into a hazmat situation. Police have identified the victims in the crash. Kyra Carr, 31, was deceased at the scene. Reed Carr, 36, is stable at Kennestone Hosptial. The children, a 4-year-old and a 2-year-old, are both in serious condition, but stable at Scottish Rite.