Woman killed in head on collision in Lowndes Co.

Woman killed in head on collision in Lowndes Co.
(Source: Raycom Media)

LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) - About 5:30 Tuesday afternoon, a fatal crash was reported on Georgia State Route 31, near Olympia Road, in Lowndes County.

A 2014 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Eloise Perry Roberts from Lake Park, was traveling north on Georgia State Route 31 negotiating a curve, according to Sgt. D.A. Hermanowski, Assistant Post 31 Commander, in Valdosta.

A 2014 Nissan Frontier pick-up, driven by Morgan E. Harlan from Pinetta, FL. was traveling south on Georgia State Route 31 at the same time.

Roberts' car traveled into the southbound lane and struck Harlan's vehicle head-on.

Mrs. Roberts was deceased at the scene and the family was notified, while Mr. Harlan was transported to SGMC for his injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and airbags were deployed.

Troopers say they don't know why Roberts crossed the center line.

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