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Name of car crash victim released

October 27, 2004

Colquitt County - We now know the identity of a driver killed in a head on collision near Doerun on Tuesday.

Sixty-seven-year-old Joan Matz of Moultrie was driving the car that was hit head on on Highway 133.

Troopers say 23-year-old Jerry Bankston of Albany, was trying to pass a truck when he slammed into Matz' car.

Matz and her passenger, 66-year-old Ester Major of Moultrie were both killed.

Bankston is hospitalized with injuries and is in fair condition (as of Wednesday afternoon).

Charges against him are pending.

posted at 1:25PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com