3 dead after crash on Leroy Coffer Hwy.
LIBERTY COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Three people are dead after a crash on Leroy Coffer Highway in Liberty County.
The Georgia State Patrol confirms the fatalities and says it happened after a vehicle driving in the wrong direction crashed into another. The crash happened before 3 a.m. on Friday morning.
According to Liberty County Fire Services Chief Brian Darby, firefighters responded to a two vehicle crash on Leroy Coffer Highway near the intersection of Arcadia Drive.
Upon arrival, two people were found dead in an SUV, which they say had been traveling in the wrong direction. The SUV allegedly hit a sedan head on. One person was in the sedan.
The Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT) has been called to help investigate the crash.
The road is expected to closed for several hours.
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The Coastal News Service contributed to this story.
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