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1 adult, 1 child killed in Liberty Co. crash

Two people were killed in a crash on East Oglethorpe Highway near Bill Carter Road Wednesday...
Two people were killed in a crash on East Oglethorpe Highway near Bill Carter Road Wednesday night.(Coastal News Service (Custom credit) | Coastal News Service)
Updated: Dec. 23, 2020 at 9:33 PM EST
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LIBERTY COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Two people are dead after a crash on East Oglethorpe Highway, near Bill Carter Road, on Wednesday evening.

Trooper Markus White with Georgia State Patrol confirms two vehicles were involved. Chief Brian Darby with Liberty County Fire Services says two people had to be extricated from the vehicles.

Four other people were taken to the hospital, one adult was flown while two other adults and a child were taken by ambulances.

Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce said an adult female and an 11-year-old girl were pronounced dead at the scene. They have not been identified at this time. Both were in the same vehicle.

The 11-year-old’s mother and 4-year-old sister were also in the same car. The mother is in the ICU.

Portions of westbound East Oglethorpe Highway had to be closed for several hours while the Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team conducted an investigation.

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