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November 26, 2006

Albany - - 20 people have died on Georgia's roads this Thanksgiving weekend, at least two of those deadly accidents happened in South Georgia.

Valdosta Georgia State Patrol Troopers say 30 year old Serena Peterson died when she ran her car into a ditch off Highway 122, just west of Lakeland.

They say alcohol was a factor in the accident and say Peterson was not wearing a seatbelt.

In a separate wreck, G.S.P. troopers say 21 year old Raymond McNair died when he ran a stop sign on Georgia 112 and pulled out in front of another car.

That accident happened in Turner County.

As of 6:00 p.m. Sunday, there were 3,089 crashes and 888 injuries in Georgia.

The 102 hour Thanksgiving Travel Holiday period ended Monday at midnight.

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