Hwy 119 in Effingham County back open after fatal accident

EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - One person died in a car accident on Highway 119 southbound at mile marker two in Effingham County on Monday morning.

The crash claimed the life of 55-year-old Christine Michelle Hale.

She was reportedly traveling north on Hwy 119 when deputies believe she ran off the roadway, flipping her vehicle.

Hale was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident.

Both directions of 119 were closed for clean up. The road was opened to travel again around 1 p.m.

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