By Jean Ross

ATLANTA (AJC)-The wife of Braves trainer Jeff Porter died Saturday afternoon when the sport  utility vehicle she was riding in was struck by a Georgia State Patrol  cruiser in downtown Atlanta.

Porter, his wife, Kathy, and 19-year-old son David were on their way to the  Chick-fil-A Bowl when their Ford Expedition was hit by the GSP vehicle at  Capitol Avenue and Memorial Drive around 4:40 p.m.

The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed to the AJC that Kathy  Porter, 54, of Loganville died in the crash. Her husband and son were  injured. A fourth passenger in the vehicle, Courtney Ann Williams, 18, of  Grayson, was also injured.Their conditions were not immediately available.

More in this report from the AJC


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