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Driver charged, victim buried after Worth tragedy

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Salem Church was full of mourners for Lauryn Goodman Salem Church was full of mourners for Lauryn Goodman
George Moree was booked and released Friday George Moree was booked and released Friday
WORTH CO., GA (WALB) - The young woman who died in the roll-over wreck that happened last week, 21-year-old Lauryn Goodman,was memorialized Monday, at services at Salem Church in Worth County.

Superintendent Kay Mathews says it's devastating for the entire community, and they're here for Goodman's family. “It's just devastating to the entire community. What our families are going through and we're here for them and our prayers and thoughts are with them,” she said.

The other two passengers in the car have been released from the hospital.

 George Jacob Moree bonded out of the Worth County jail Friday, soon after was booked on vehicular homicide, seat belt, reckless driving, open container, and DUI charges. The crash happened on Cochran Road in Worth County Thursday night just after midnight. Lauryn Goodman died in the crash. 

According to a report, the driver was driving erratically. He lost control of he car, and it rolled over, partially ejecting Goodman. The other three people in the car were hurt, but their injuries were not considered life-threatening. GSP said nobody in the car was wearing a seatbelt. Moree's total bond amount was $8,250, $7,500 of which was for vehicular homicide.

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