Train, car collide on Hwy 341 in Baxley -, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Two killed in Baxley when train hits car


A train and a car collided Monday morning in Baxley. Officials say it happened on Doris Street off of Hwy 341.

The Baxley police chief told that there were two adults and three children in the car that was struck the train. The grandfather was driving and the mother in the passenger seat.

Police said the grandfather and mother both died in the wreck, according to An Air Evac Life Team out of Jesup transported one of the three children to Memorial University Medical Center.

One child was unharmed and released to a grandparent. one other child suffered unknown injuries.

The family just moved to the Baxley area from Newton County and was going to move into their new place on Monday. No information at this time on where the father of the children may be.

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