Monday, May 18, 2020 the Georgia State Patrol responded to a three vehicle head-on collision on Oglethorpe Highway in Liberty County, Georgia.
According to GSP Trooper Markus White, a Georgia resident, 31, was driving a Dodge Dakota pickup truck westbound in the eastbound lane of East Oglethorpe Highway when he struck a Chevrolet Malibu driven by a 25-year-old Fort Stewart soldier. A tractor trailer driver traveling eastbound on the highway sideswiped the Dodge Dakota on the drivers side before coming to rest in a ditch on the westbound lane of the highway. He was not injured in the accident, according to Trooper White of the GSP.
The Fort Stewart soldier was pronounced dead at the scene and the passenger in the vehicle with him was transported to Memorial Health University Medical Center by medical helicopter. The occupant of the dodge durango was also flown to Memorial Health University Medical Center, where he passed away.
People Related to the Collision/Article
- Gerald Garner, Fort Stewart Soldier, 25, Chevrolet Malibu (deceased)
- William Frasier, 31, Dodge Dakota pickup truck (deceased)
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