Second Person Dies from Wreck in Milledgeville, Georgia
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA. – According to an online news report from 13wmaz.com, a second person has died from injuries sustained during a vehicle wreck in Milledgeville, Georgia. The first victim was a 6-year-old boy.*
A Toyota RAV4 failed to yield when entering Ga. 29 at Hillendale Drive and was struck by a southbound Dodge Avenger at a high rate of speed. It is not yet clear why the driver of the Toyota failed to yield.
The driver of the Toyota and the driver of the Dodge were both seriously injured. The Toyota driver, 29-year-old Brooke Shelton, of Monticello, Georgia, was airlifted to the Medical Center, Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia. The Baldwin County Coroner now reports Shelton died December 8 at the Medical Center.
The Dodge driver, 24-year-old Breonna Russell, of Milledgeville, was transported via ambulance to the Medical Center of Baldwin County, Navicent Health in Milledgeville. Her current condition has not been reported.
Three children were also riding in the Dodge. A 6-year-old boy was critically injured and transported to the Medical Center of Baldwin County, Navicent Health, where he died about two hours later. He was a kindergartener at Lakeview Primary School.
A 1-year-old child was also transported to the Medical Center, Navicent Health, with injuries. This child’s condition has not been reported. The third child, age 3, and was taken to the Medical Center of Baldwin County, Navicent Health via private vehicle. It does not appear this child was injured in the wreck.
Troopers with the Georgia State Patrol’s Specialized Reconstruction Collision Team are still investigating the collision and have not released additional information.
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