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Elderly Man Tragically Dies in Wrong Way Crash on Georgia Highway 29 in Baldwin County, Georgia


June 23, 2019

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA – According to an online news report at 13wmaz.com, the Georgia Highway Patrol is currently conducting an investigation of a crash that killed a man from Florida on Georgia Highway 29 in Baldwin County, Georgia.*

Per a news release from the Georgia State Patrol, police were dispatched to the scene of a two vehicle accident in the evening earlier this week.  The accident occurred on Georgia Highway 29 close to Georgia Highway 49.

According to police, a forty year old man from McIntyre, Georgia was going southbound in the northbound lane of the roadway in a 2003 Toyota 4-Runner.  An 86 year old man from Tampa, Florida was headed northbound in a 2015 Ford F150 when the wrong way driver slammed into his vehicle head-on.  The eighty six year old died at the scene of the accident.  The wrong way driver was taken by medical helicopter to an Atlanta hospital for treatment.  

It is believed by police that the wrong way driver was impaired by alcohol at the time of the crash.  The wrong way driver is facing pending DUI charges as a result of causing the accident.

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Source:https://www.13wmaz.com/article/news/crime/elderly-man-killed-in-wrong-way-crash-on-baldwin-county-highway/93-43ea5576-ebbc-49c4-bd60-26b0264443d2

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