One person is dead following a two car accident early Monday morning.
Georgia State Patrol says it happened around 1:30a.m. on Cleveland Highway at Beaverdale Road.
Witnesses tell officials the vehicle driven by 60-year-old David Rittenhouse of Dalton was turning left on a green light onto Beaverdale Road. 24-year-old Shawn Holland of Varnell was traveling down Cleveland Highway and ran the red light. His vehicle t-boned Rittenhouse's vehicle in the driver side. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Holland was taken to the hospital for unknown injuries.
GSP says alcohol is a factor in this accident and a warrant has been issued for Holland. He will be taken to the Whitfield County jail upon his release from the hospital.
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