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Accident Claims Life in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department and Georgia State Patrol (GSP) responded to a two-car accident near Uvalda that took the life of one driver on Monday morning.

A second driver was seriously injured in the mishap. There were no other occupants in either vehicle. Authorities have not yet released the names of the victims. A woman was traveling north on Georgia State Route 135 in her sedan when an SUV continued from page

traveling the opposite direction crossed the centerline, causing a head-on collision. The woman died of her injuries at the scene of the wreck, while the other driver was airlifted to a neighboring hospital.

The crash had a single witness who immediately checked on the victims in the wreck but was unable to render aid because of the amount of damage to the vehicles.

The accident caused the road to be closed from around 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. GSP is currently investigating the incident to determine the cause of the SUV driver’s deviation from their lane.

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