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Son accused of shooting, killing mother while traveling on Leroy Coffer Hwy

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LIBERTY CO., GA (WTOC) -

A Liberty County man allegedly shot and killed his mother Friday afternoon while they were traveling on Leroy Coffer Highway.

Nicholas Bacon is accused of shooting and killing his mother, Montez Bacon, while she was driving towards Hinesville, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.

She crashed her car near the Fleming Short Cut service station. Witnesses on the scene say they saw Montez signal and turn into the station before crashing her car.

When the vehicle stopped Nicholas Bacon began to walk down the road until he was detained by a deputy.

Montez was transported to the Liberty County Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

Nicholas Bacon has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of murder. 

He is expected to make a first appearance Saturday before a magistrate.

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