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Victim identified in fatal crash on Hwy 80

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Crash scene on US HWY 80 Friday night Crash scene on US HWY 80 Friday night
TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) -

The victim of a fatal crash on Highway 80 near Tybee Island Friday night has been identified.

According to Georgia State Trooper Joel Mock, Andrew Bowman, 36, was driving a 2009 Honda CRV eastbound, the wrong side of the road, when he struck a 52-year-old woman driving a Ford van head-on around 10 p.m.

The fatal wreck happened near the entrance of the Spanish Hammock subdivision on Tybee Island.

Authorities had to close the westbound lane and redirect traffic to the eastbound side.

Bowman was pronounced dead on the scene.

The female driver was taken to the hospital, where she is expected to be ok.

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