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Woman Killed in Troup County, Georgia, Vehicle Accident


October 06, 2018

TROUP COUNTY, GA. – October 4, 2018 (valleytimes-news.com) A woman was killed October 4 in a vehicle accident in Troup County, Georgia, according to an online news report from valleytimes-news.com.*

The collision occurred at approximately 1:55 a.m. on October 4 in the 3400 block of West Point Road in Troup County. It is not clear how the crash occurred or how many vehicles were involved, but one woman died in the collision. Troup County Chief Deputy Coroner Erin Hackley identified the victim as 29-year-old Samantha Millhauser, of LaGrange, Georgia. 

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office and fire departments responded to the scene shortly after 2 a.m., as did Georgia State Patrol. West Point Road was completely shut down following the accident to allow for investigation and crews to clear the wreckage. Georgia State Patrol and Troup County authorities are continuing to investigate and have not released additional information about the crash at this time. 

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States has the highest rate of vehicle crash deaths among high-income countries in the world. The fatal crash rates in the U.S. are highest when measured both by population (10.3 deaths per every 100,000 people) and by registered vehicles (1.24 deaths per every 10,000 registered vehicles). The U.S. also has the fifth-highest rate of motor vehicle deaths based on miles traveled (1.10 deaths per every 100 million miles traveled). 

According to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Georgia’s vehicle accident fatality rates in 2016 were 15.1 deaths per every 100,000 people and 1.29 deaths per every 100 million miles traveled. 

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