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Minister and Volunteer Fireman dies in car accident

January 9, 2003

Donalsonville - A Donalsonville minister, working as a volunteer firefighter, is killed while responding to an emergency call.

Thirty-six-year-old Lattie Floyd Collins the third of Donalsonville was driving to the Downtown Donalsonville Fire Department Wednesday morning to assist with a car wreck.

Troopers say Collins pulled out in front of a car at the intersection of US 84 and Wool Fork Avenue. He was broad sided by another car and killed.

The driver of the other car, 47-year-old Vernecca Smith and her passenger, 50-year-old Calvin Williams, were not seriously injured.

Collins was the minister at First Presbyterian Church and the Chaplain for the Seminole County Sheriff's office.

posted at 6:30PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com

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