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Sylvester Woman dies in car crash


The Georgia State Patrol says 51-year-old Gretchen Townsenddied after failing to stop at the intersection of state highway 313 and Crowe Rd onSaturday evening.

Townsend's vehicle, a 2007 Ford Focus, collided with  a 2012 Chevy pick-up, that was pulling a trailerwith a boat on it.

The G.S.P. says after the two vehicles collided the boatoverturned several times. Townsend was hit on her driver's side door, and diedat the scene, most likely on impact.

The driver of the pick-up, 22-year-old Gregory Crumley wasnot injured. There was two passengers inside the pick-up at the time, including Mary JoGibbs, who was transported to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

The crash is under investigation. No charges have beenfiled. 

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