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Teen arrested after rollover wreck

LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) -

A Valdosta teenager is in the Lowndes County jail after a single vehicle wreck this morning just before 4:00.

Jordan Lee Baughcum, 19, was driving south on Old Clyattville Road, when his car ran off the road, through a ditch, and landed upside down. Troopers say the airbag deployed, and his seat belt saved his life.

He said a deer jumped out in front of him.

When they investigated, they found Baughcum drunk, and charged him with DUI and consumption of alcohol by a minor. 

They found 15 Alprazolam tablets in a plastic bag in the car, and charged him with possession of a schedule IV controlled substance.

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