Police: One woman dead, man charged after crash in Henry County

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HENRY COUNTY (WSLS 10) - A woman is dead and a man is facing charges after a crash in Henry County.

It happened Wednesday night at about 7 p.m., along the 3500 block of Stones Dairy Road, also known as Route 687.

According to state police, a man driving a truck swerved to avoid hitting an animal and hit another car.

The woman in that car died at the scene.

A child who was in the car was taken to the hospital, police say.

The truck driver was charged with reckless driving.

Police do not believe speed was a factor in the crash.