UPDATE: 1 dead after three-car accident in Lowndes County

UPDATE: 1 dead after three-car accident in Lowndes County
(Source: WALB)

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - The Georgia State Patrol said a three-car accident left one person dead, Thursday afternoon on Highway 221.

According to Sheriff Ashley Paulk, a car hit another one in a head-on collision then rebounded and hit another. The accident happened on Lakeland Highway near the corner of Delmar Road.

Deborah Weixl, 68, was a passenger in one of the vehicles and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff Paulk said the four other people involved have non-threatening injuries. One of the drivers was trapped and had to be extricated from the vehicle.

GSP said the investigation of the collision is still open.

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