Two car crash in Crisp Co. leaves one man dead

Two car crash in Crisp Co. leaves one man dead

CORDELE, GA (WALB) - Crisp County Sheriff Billy Hancock tells WALB that the driver of a pickup truck was traveling east on Highway 280 by Stripling's Store, when he crossed the center line, and was hit by a car going the other way.

The 911 call came in at 1:38PM Tuesday.

79-year-old Dwight Carter was pulling out of Stripling's in his Ford pickup truck, headed to Cordele, when he was hit by 46-year old Clyde Larkins, who was traveling west towards Sumter County.

The front of Larkins truck hit the front-driver's side of Carter's truck. Carter was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead at 3:30 yesterday afternoon. Larkins and his passenger received minor injuries.

The Sheriff's Office turned over the investigation to the Georgia State Patrol, who will release any further details.

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