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Final Ashburn car crash survivor dies

By  Stephanie Springer  - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The final survivor of a tragic car accident in Louisiana, has died from his injuries, bringing the total number dead to five.

22-year-old Rito Gomez of Turner County died last night in a Baton Rouge Hospital.

He was driving four other family members to Texas when a truck slammed into their vehicle Friday.

The pickup carrying the Ashburn family was stopped in a construction zone when 30-year-old Dwayne Leggett slammed into it causing it to burst into flames.

18-month old Alondra Brionca, her mother 27-year-old Sonia Gomez Brionca, 35-year-old Jacqueline Gomez, and 54-year-old Maria Barillos also died.

Friends are collecting money for funeral expenses.

If you're interested in donating contact Colony bank in Ashburn.

515 E Washington Ave
Ashburn, GA 31714
(229) 567-4383

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