Acworth man killed crossing street
by Joshua Sharpe
November 12, 2013 11:55 PM | 2119 views | 2 2 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A 54-year-old man died Friday night when he was hit by a van while walking across the road in Acworth.

John Jeffery Jones, of Acworth, was killed by a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan on Bells Ferry Road, said Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright.

The crash happened at about 6:35 p.m. near Bells Ferry Road’s four-lane intersection with Hunter Trail not far from the Wilshire Commons subdivision.

Jones was hit by the van outside the crosswalk area, “while traffic had a green light,” Wright said.

Wright added the woman driving the van, Joceline Josaphat, 52, of Kennesaw, was not charged.

Jones was transported to Northside Hospital-Cherokee after the incident. Josaphat and two passengers in her van weren’t injured, according to an incident report.

Also according to the incident report, it was “reported but not confirmed” another car, a small light-colored SUV, hit Jones after the van.

The Georgia State Patrol did not respond by press time Tuesday to an emailed request for additional information about the investigation.

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concerned citizen
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November 15, 2013
not enough information on accident killing john jones, who was he/what was his nickname/ city invited to service last Monday, nut did not say where/ what about family/
Nikki Dziuban
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November 19, 2013
I am John Jeffery Jones's daughter. He was known as Jeff. He was here in Woodstock visiting my children, husband, and I for the upcoming holidays and assist us in our recent move. He lived in Taylor where his memorial service was held this past Sunday. His cremains were interned at Great Lakes National cemetery yesterday.
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