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GSP continues to investigate fatal crash on Hwy 17


The Georgia State Patrol continues to investigate a wreck in Effingham County that left one teen dead and another hospitalized. 

Crews responded to the scene of a head-on crash on GA Hwy 17 at Roebling Road Thursday morning. Effingham County officials say initial reports suggest that 18-year-old Shelby Peacock, the driver of a Ford truck, was traveling south on Hwy 17 when the truck crossed into oncoming traffic striking a Chevrolet Cavalier head-on. 

Luke Hannon, 19, of Pooler, was driving the Cavalier that was struck by Peacock. Hannon was airlifted to Memorial University Medical Center where he later died Thursday afternoon. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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