18-Year-Old Girl Killed in Crash with Cement Truck in Jones County, Georgia
JONES COUNTY, GA. – According to a news report published online at 13wmaz.com, an 18-year-old girl was tragically killed in a vehicle crash in Jones County, Georgia. The victim’s vehicle reportedly collided with a cement truck. The Jones County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case, and deputies have not yet made a determination about the cause of the crash.*
The accident occurred on the afternoon of Friday, April 26, on Gray Highway in Jones County. The Jones County Sheriff’s Office and 13 WMAZ report that at approximately 2:30 p.m. that day, a vehicle was traveling on Homer Roberts Road, approaching Gray Highway. At the crossing of the two roadways, the vehicle entered the intersection.
Deputies report that when the vehicle was crossing Gray Highway, it was struck by a cement truck. The circumstances of the accident are not yet clear. Authorities did not say what factors might have led to the collision, and they did not identify a cause of the accident. The company affiliated with the cement truck was not included in the report, nor was any descriptive information about the other vehicle.
The report from 13 WMAZ says the driver of the passenger vehicle was seriously injured and transported to the Medical Center, Navicent Health, where she was pronounced dead. She was identified as an 18-year-old girl from Jones County. The news report says she was a student at Jones County High School.
The driver of the cement truck was not identified in the news report, and it is not clear if he or she was injured in the collision. Deputies are still investigating the wreck, and they did not say whether charges would be filed in the case.
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