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4 killed in Worth Co. wreck

Worth County
Worth County(WALB)
Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 11:18 AM EDT
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SHINGLER, Ga. (WALB) - Four people were killed in a wreck that happened Saturday in Worth County, according to Deputy Coroner Jimmy Nelms.

Michael Hall, 71, Bobbie West, 78, Catherine Poke, 85, and Rosa Johnson, 83, were killed in the wreck, which happened on GA-112 at the North Road intersection.

The state trooper’s report says that Michael Norman Hall was traveling south on GA-112 near the intersection of North Road, negotiating a curve. Bobbie Jean West was traveling north on GA-112 in A Toyota Camry near the intersection of North Road negotiating a curve.

Hall crossed the center line and entered the northbound travel lane. Hall’s Chevrolet Colorado then struck West’s Camry head-on. The area of impact occurred in the northbound lane on GA-112.

After impact Hall’s truck overturned and came to an uncontrolled rest on its driver side, in the west ditch facing north. The Camry came to an uncontrolled final rest in the southbound lane facing east.

The funeral services for the three ladies, Pastor Rose Lee Johnson, Ms. Catherine Poke, and Mrs. Bobbie Jean West, will be held jointly Saturday, October 16, at 12:00 Noon, from the Turner County Civic Center in Ashburn. Interments will be in Westview Memorial Cemetery in Ashburn. Shipp’s Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Hall’s funeral was held on October 13.

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