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Woman killed after husband fell asleep behind the wheel

By Delivrine Registre - bio | email

September 27, 2008

ATKINSON COUNTY, GA (WALB) -  A South Georgia woman was killed after authorities say her husband fell asleep at the wheel.

The fatal accident happened at 1:30 Saturday morning on Ice Plant Road in Atkinson County, just one mile North of Willacochee.

66-year-old Maria Contreras died after the car went off the road and overturned.

Her husband was transported to Coffee Regional Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

Both were wearing seat belts.

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