Victims ID'ed in fatal U.S. Highway 80 wreck in Bryan County - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Victims ID'ed in fatal U.S. Highway 80 wreck in Bryan County

BRYAN CO., GA (WTOC) -

A deadly accident on U.S. Highway 80 near U.S. Highway 280 in Bryan County killed two people Wednesday afternoon.

The Georgia State Patrol has confirmed that Martha Ann Barker, 64 of Metter, and 51-year-old Wanda Jay Mitchell of Cobbtown both died as a result of the wreck. 

Authorities said the women were in a Ford Probe when the driver lost control and over corrected traveling into the path of an 18 wheeler truck.

One lane of U.S. 80 was blocked while troopers handled the situation.

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