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Woman fatally shot in car in Toombs County identified

TOOMBS CO., GA (WTOC) -

According to the Lyons Police Department, two women in a car in Toombs County were shot at on Friday, July 11th around 2:00 p.m. The woman who was fatally shot has been identifed as Ashley Dianne Sharpe, age 29, of Reidsville.

The driver of the vehicle was uninjured, she has been identified as Barbara Ann Polke, age 35, of Reidsville.

The driver sped off toward Reidsville and pulled over in Tattnall County to seek help. The passenger later died from her gunshot wound.

Georgia Bureau of Investigations offices in Statesboro and Eastman are investigating the incident, as well as the Tattnall County Sheriff's Office and the Lyons Police Dept.

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