One woman killed in Bulloch Co. car accident

BULLOCH CO., GA (WTOC) - One woman is dead after her pickup collided with a Ga. State Trooper.

It happened around 6:15 p.m. in Bulloch Co. at the intersection of I-16 and U.S. Hwy. 301. Investigators say Sara Sikes, 71, was driving west of the interstate off ramp when she pulled into the path of Trooper First Class Chris Palmer, who was traveling north.

Sikes was killed in the accident and Palmer was taken to the hospital. The Ga. State Patrol's Fatality Team is handling the case.

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