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Single-Car Wreck on Hartley Bridge Road in Macon, Georgia, Tragically Kills Teenager

June 09, 2019

MACON, GA. – According to a news story reported online at, a single-car wreck that occurred on Hartley Bridge Road in Macon, Georgia, tragically claimed the life of a teenager. Georgia State Patrol is investigating the collision and confirms that another person was injured in the accident.*

The crash happened in the afternoon in the 5500 block of Hartley Bridge Road. Georgia State Patrol and The Telegraph report that a 2007 Toyota Camry was traveling on the roadway and somehow left its lane of travel while negotiating a curve. The vehicle then ran off the road and struck a tree, according to the report. 

It is unclear what caused the driver of the Toyota to lose control and travel off the road. Troopers were not reported to have released information regarding the factors that might have contributed to the wreck, and the report does not say whether speed played a role in the collision.

The Telegraph reports that the driver of the Toyota and a passenger in the Toyota were both injured in the accident, and emergency responders took them to the Medical Center, Navicent Health in Macon for treatment. The Telegraph further reports that the Bibb County Coroner’s Office confirmed that the passenger, identified as being 17 years old, tragically died at the hospital. 

The driver of the Toyota was not identified, and his or her current medical condition was not provided in the report. Post 44 of the Georgia State Patrol, located in Forsyth, Georgia, is handling the accident investigation. It is not clear at this time if charges are anticipated. 

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