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UPDATE: Teen dies after Colquitt Co. accident involving a tractor

A 17-year-old died after hitting a tractor in Colquitt County. (Source: Michael Hancock) A 17-year-old died after hitting a tractor in Colquitt County. (Source: Michael Hancock)
COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) -

The Georgia State Patrol was called to an accident Friday morning in Colquitt County.

According to officials, a 17-year-old girl, who has been identified as Meleah Scarberry, was driving on Sam Sells Road when she ran off the roadway just after 10 a.m.

Troopers said she over-corrected and the car rotated and she hit a John Deere tractor.

She died on the scene.

The driver of the tractor was transported to Colquitt Regional for a cut on the back of his head. 

He is in stable condition. 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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