Woman arrested, charged in deadly car crash that killed Lakeside High student

Hannah Hackemeyer (Credit: DeKalb County Police Department)

Police have arrested the woman accused in the death of a Lakeside High School student who was killed in a car crash back in February.

Sophie Lekiachvili, 18, died at Grady Memorial Hospital just hours after the crash into a tree along Grove Road near Kirkland Drive on Feb. 20. There were two other students injured during the single-car crash.

On Saturday, April 27, warrants were obtained for 18-year-old Hannah Hackemeyer for violations of failure to maintain lane, reckless driving, driving under the influence under age 21, and homicide by vehicle in the first degree.

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Family and friends gather to remember a Lakeside High School student killed over the weekend in a single-vehicle crash during a vigil on Feb. 26, 2024. (FOX 5)

The warrants were turned over to the DeKalb County Fugitive Unit before she was arrested.