Fitzgerald Veteran killed in Hwy. 87 crash -, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Fitzgerald Veteran killed in Hwy. 87 crash


Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened Thursday afternoon on Highway 87 South, that killed a Fitzgerald veteran.

Dodge County Coroner Joe T. Smith confirmed 64-year-old Dr. Charles McWhorter died after being ejected from his vehicle, when he lost control and crashed into a ditch around 3:30 PM. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Coroner Smith believes he was traveling from the Veterans Hospital after being dismissed.

Dr. McWhorter was a veterinarian at a clinic in Fitzgerald.

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