Two killed in early morning car accident in Bryan County

Published: Aug. 7, 2021 at 8:46 AM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - An accident involving four vehicles has left two people dead in Bryan County early Saturday morning.

According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Dante Williams, two vehicles traveling on US Highway 280 collided head-on killing both drivers before 6 a.m.

The accident happened about five miles outside of Pembroke.

24-year-old Thomas Godwin, of Pembroke, was heading north towards I-16 when his Nissan Altima crossed the road and struck a Toyota Camry head-on, killing the driver, 67-year-old Gail King, of Reidsville.

A passenger in Godwin’s vehicle, 32-year old Leamon Hills, of Pembroke, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Godwin was transported to the hospital with serious injures.

Two other vehicles that were traveling north towards I-16 were also involved. One vehicle ran into a ditch and the other landed on the grassy shoulder of the roadway.

Both of those drivers were transported to the hospital.

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*The Coastal News Service contributed to this report.

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