One fatality reported in Booger Hollow Road wreck

Floyd County emergency vehicles block off Booger Hollow Road following a wreck that occurred around 5:45 p.m. Friday.

According to Floyd County Police, a Cave Spring woman died in a wreck that took place around 5:45 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Booger Hollow Road and Lumpkin Road.

Julia Pope, 38, was traveling northbound on her 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle with another motorcyclist when she entered the wrong lane of traffic, according to officer Baker Harbin.

The driver of a southbound 2016 GMC Sierra was unable to drive off the road to avoid a collision and hit Pope head on.

Pope was ejected from her motorcycle and died at the scene from her injuries at 6:50 p.m.

According to Sgt. Chris Fincher, the driver of the GMC Sierra, 68-year-old Kent Allen Harris, suffered no injuries and will not be charged in the crash.

A second motorcyclist was not involved in the incident. Floyd County Police and emergency crews reopened Booger Hollow Road at 8 p.m. Friday.

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