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Four dead after wreck in Decatur County

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  • Worth Co. hosts open house

    Worth Co. hosts open house

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:24:37 GMT
    It's already back to school time for some south Georgia students. Classes start tomorrow in Worth County.On Monday afternoon, all the schools held open houses for parents and students.At Worth County elementary, families got to met the teachers and get acquainted with the school.The Principal says the staff is ready, and parents told us they appreciated the open house."We are just going to keep going strong with things that we have done in the past, we had a very successful school year last y...More >>
    It's already back to school time for some south Georgia students. Classes start tomorrow in Worth County.On Monday afternoon, all the schools held open houses for parents and students.At Worth County elementary, families got to met the teachers and get acquainted with the school.The Principal says the staff is ready, and parents told us they appreciated the open house."We are just going to keep going strong with things that we have done in the past, we had a very successful school year last y...More >>
  • Lee Co. Woman speaks out about scary home invasion

    Lee Co. Woman speaks out about scary home invasion

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:20:11 GMT
    A Lee County woman says she'll think twice before opening her front door after a frightening home invasion.Tonya Stewart says Friday night a group of young people rushed inside her home and beat her up.Her husband ran to help. In the meantime, her 2-year-old niece suffered a busted lip.Stewart ended up with bruises and a black eye.“I just felt like my house was in danger and my life was in danger. I felt like I was gonna be killed or someone in my house was gonna be killed. I had a little gir...More >>
    A Lee County woman says she'll think twice before opening her front door after a frightening home invasion.Tonya Stewart says Friday night a group of young people rushed inside her home and beat her up.Her husband ran to help. In the meantime, her 2-year-old niece suffered a busted lip.Stewart ended up with bruises and a black eye.“I just felt like my house was in danger and my life was in danger. I felt like I was gonna be killed or someone in my house was gonna be killed. I had a little gir...More >>
  • Football coaches stress hydration as South Georgia heats up

    Football coaches stress hydration as South Georgia heats up

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:12:23 GMT
    Football is an intense, and grueling collision sport, and when South Georgia heats up, practice is even more stressful on the body."We don't wanna lose a kid because of the fact they are not hydrating themselves," says Monroe Head Coach Charles Truitt.That's why coaches stress the importance of staying hydrated on and off the field."We preach when they get home at night after football practice, to hydrate themselves and then we they get up in the morning hydrate themselves," says Truitt.After...More >>
    Football is an intense, and grueling collision sport, and when South Georgia heats up, practice is even more stressful on the body."We don't wanna lose a kid because of the fact they are not hydrating themselves," says Monroe Head Coach Charles Truitt.That's why coaches stress the importance of staying hydrated on and off the field."We preach when they get home at night after football practice, to hydrate themselves and then we they get up in the morning hydrate themselves," says Truitt.After...More >>

Attapulgus, GA (WALB) - Seven passengers in two vehicles were traveling south on Highway 27, when one of the vehicles pulled to the shoulder of the road to change a flat tire just before midnight Wednesday.

At that point, the occupants in the car with the flat tire got into the second car, a Mazda, to ride with them. "Those seven occupants got in one vehicle trying to leave probably to get a part. We're just assuming that," said Griffin.

While the Mazda was about to pull off the shoulder of the road, a Nissan driven by Gregory Mosely came around the curve and lost control of the vehicle, crashing into the Mazda. Gregory Mosely and Phillip Mosely were ejected from the Nissan. They were transported to a Tallahassee hospital, where they both died.

There were seven occupants of the other vehicle, a Mazda 626. "The reconstruction team is reconstructing the accident to see who caused the accident," said Griffin.

The driver, Ashley Moten, and a passenger, Kedric Footman, died in the crash, according to Coroner Peter Bruton.

The other five passengers in the vehicle were Rachel Harrell, Teddy Jones, Anastasia Footman, Jocelyn Alexander and Jessica Alexander. They all remain hospitalized in serious condition.

Georgia State Troopers Walt Landrum, C. L. Hall and Brian Palmer worked the crash. GSP's Special Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT) responded from Valdosta to determine exactly what happened. "We had Decatur County EMS and Decatur County Fire and Rescue respond with out first responders from Attapulgus and Fowlstown and other jurisdictions and also with had Gadsden County EMS out of Quincy, Florida," said Griffin.

After the Mazda was struck, it lunged forward striking the Mustang with the flat tire. The Investigation is still underway.

 

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