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Police awaiting toxicology report in hit-and-run that killed preacher’s daughter

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Marcia Annette Demarcus, 41, is being held at the Fayette County (Ga.) jail following a hit-and-run incident in which she struck and killed a 16-year-old girl as the teen handed out literature from her church, Fayetteville police said Monday. Demarcus was charged with a long list of offenses, including first-degree vehicular homicide, hit-and-run, drug possession and DUI. She was being held late Tuesday on $289,000 bond. Caelyn Olds, the step-daughter of Middle Fayette church of Christ preacher Nicholas Adams, was distributing flyers inviting people to the congregation’s gospel meeting when the driver struck her and another woman, Linda Long. Olds died from her injuries at a local hospital. Long was treated on the scene.  

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Memorial service set for preacher’s daughter killed by DUI driver

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — Memorial services have been scheduled for a preacher’s daughter who was killed by a DUI driver while helping to evangelize her community. According to reports from several sources, sixteen-year-old Caelyn Olds was killed by a driver who was under the influence of prescription drugs. The hit-and-run incident happened Saturday in Fayetteville, Ga. Olds, the step-daughter of Middle Fayette church of Christ preacher Nicholas Adams, was distributing flyers inviting people to the congregation’s gospel meeting when the driver struck her and another woman, Linda Long. Olds was transported to a local hospital where she died of her injuries. Long was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries. The driver, Marcia Demarcus, 41, was arrested shortly after and is being charged with vehicular homicide…

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