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Fatal accident under investigation in Statesboro


Police are investigating a fatal wreck that happened Friday just south of Statesboro. 

According to authorities, a truck carrying 6 males and a minivan carrying a Statesboro couple collided with each other on Hwy. 67 and Emit Grove Church Road shortly before 10 p.m. Friday. 

Geneva Mallard, 66, of Statesboro, died in the crash. Her husband, Bobby Mallard, 65, survived the crash but was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries along with the other passengers of the truck.  

The names of the 6 males that were traveling in the truck have not been released at this time, but their ages ranged from 19 to 22 years old.  

Authorities are still trying to determine what caused the two vehicles to collide. This accident remains under investigation.

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