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Schley wreck kills two

By Cade Fowler - bio | email

June 25, 2008

SCHLEY CO., GA (WALB) - Two Schley County High School students were killed Wednesday morning and two others injured when the sport utility vehicle they were riding in overturned and struck a tree.

State troopers say the crash happened at 5:50AM, three miles west of Ellaville, on Ebenezer Road.

Seventeen-year-old Joshua Chad Phagan was behind the wheel of a 1998 Ford Expedition when it left the roadway killing him and 15-year-old Jeffrey Cox.

Passengers Michael Smith and Cody Callaway were taken to Columbus Medical Center for their injuries.

The GSP says that no one in the vehicle was wearing seatbelts. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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