GSP Still Investigating Milledgeville, GA, Wreck that Killed 6-Year-Old Child

December 26, 2018

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA. – Georgia State Patrol Troopers are still investigating a vehicle wreck that killed a 6-year-old child in Milledgeville, Georgia, according to an online news report from* 

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 Dodge driver, 24-year-old Breonna Russell, of Milledgeville, was transported via ambulance to the Medical Center of Baldwin County, Navicent Health in Milledgeville. 

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. 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 seriously injured in the wreck. 

Troopers with the GSP Specialized Reconstruction Collision Team are still investigating the collision and have been continually present at the scene. They were back at the scene on December 4 and scheduled to go back again the following day. They have not released any updated information at this time. 

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