Bloomingdale teen killed in wreck in Effingham County -, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

South Effingham HS student killed in Old River Road wreck


A teenager was killed in a wreck Tuesday afternoon on Old River Road and Bay Road. 

Lacey Danielle Longworth, 17, of Bloomingdale, a student at South Effingham High School was killed in the crash, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office. Her brother and the driver, Henry Longworth, 20, is in critical condition. 

Henry Longworth was driving an SUV that struck a utility pole and overturned. ECSO spokesman David Ehsanipoor said deputies arrived after 3:30 p.m. to find a vehicle overturned with three people inside. He was airlifted to Memorial with life-threatening injures. Another passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Bay Road was closed and reopened at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. GSP and the ECSO are investigating the cause of the wreck. 

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