2 killed in wreck on Hwy 17 in Liberty County

2 killed in wreck on Hwy 17 in Liberty County

LIBERTY CO., GA (WTOC) - Two people have died after a wreck on Highway 17 in Liberty County just north of Midway.

According to a Georgia State Patrol trooper, Robert and Carol Neumann South Carolina were driving towards Richmond Hill in their Toyota Prius when they were hit head-on by a man driving a Ford F-150. His wife was in the passenger seat. The driver of the F-150 reportedly failed to maintain his lane, causing the two vehicles to crash head-on.

The Neumann's were pronounced dead at the scene. Two more people were taken to a local hospital in Savannah.

Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT) was called in to take over the investigation.

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