August 5, 2005
Irwin County- Thrity-two year old Kenneth Boone, of Ocilla, was headed south on Georgia Highway 30 around four Friday morning.
Troopers say Boone crossed the center line and collided head on with a tractor trailer driven by 37 year old Ladon Streeter, of Benton.
Boone was transported to Tift Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Streeter was not injured in the wreck.
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