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Posted: October 11, 2018

Model shot in neck while driving, dies after taken off life support

A 28-year-old model, who had just moved to metro Atlanta from California, was shot in a drive-by shooting Monday and was taken off life-support Thursday. Kelsey Quayle died with here family close by at Grady Memorial Hospital.
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A 28-year-old model, who had just moved to metro Atlanta from California, was shot in a drive-by shooting Monday and was taken off life-support Thursday. Kelsey Quayle died with here family close by at Grady Memorial Hospital.

By Zachary Hansen, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. —

A woman who was brain dead after she was shot while driving in metro Atlanta was taken off life support Thursday by her family and died, WSB-TV reported.

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Kelsey Quayle, 28, was driving to work Monday morning in Clayton County, Georgia, when she was shot in the neck, causing her to crash head-on into two vehicles.

Doctors didn’t realize she was shot until she arrived at Grady Memorial Hospital for surgery. Clayton County police haven’t identified a suspect in her shooting.

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Her sister, Kayleigh Martin, told WSB on Wednesday that she had moved to Atlanta from California two months ago for more modeling opportunities.

Her family told the news station her funeral will be later this month in California. 

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GoFundMe page has been set up by Martin to assist with funeral costs. As of Thursday afternoon, it had raised about $16,000.

Police are asking for anyone with information on the shooting to call in.


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