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Eden man killed in US 80 crash

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An Eden man was killed in a head-on crash on U.S. 80 and Old River Road. An Eden man was killed in a head-on crash on U.S. 80 and Old River Road.
EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has released the name of an Eden man who was killed Sunday afternoon in a wreck on U.S. 80.

Jerry Jarrell, 58, died after the head-on collision. Deputies responded just before 4 p.m.

"Initial reports indicate that the driver of a Chevrolet Silverado was turning onto U.S. 80 from Old River Road and struck a Honda head on which was traveling east on U.S 80 ," said sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor in a statement.

"Jarrell, a passenger in the Honda, was airlifted to Memorial Health University Medical Center where he later died." Ehsanipoor said.

A pregnant woman was also taken to Memorial with serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation.

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