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Garden City woman killed in I-16 crash

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CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating an overnight wreck involving car on Interstate 16. 

Police said the driver Carman Rivers, 39, of Garden City, was killed in the crash. The passenger Shirley Oliver, 66, of Savannah, was extricated from the car by Bloomingdale and Pooler Fire Departments.

Police responded at 2:43 a.m. Friday to a crash at I-16 eastbound at mile marker 151.

Officers saw a black Honda Civic partially submerged in a water-filled ditch just off the embankment. Officers discovered Rivers was dead. 

Oliver was taken to Memorial Medical Center, where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

SCMPD's Major Accident Investigations Team continues to investigate. 

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