**UPDATED at 11:26 A.M. on Thursday, January 28th***
Jenkins County, GA (WJBF) – We now know the names of the victims in a fatal car accident along U.S. Highway 25 in Jenkins County that happened Wednesday evening.
Three people died in the accident that happened around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night.
The victims are identified as 68-year-old Lois Burke, 23-year-old Courtney Hill, and 6-month-old Paisley Hill. Two other people in the car, Otis Burke and a 4-year-old child, were taken to hospitals in Savannah, Georgia and Statesboro, Georgia.
The driver of a pickup truck also involved in the accident was treated on the scene and released.
The Georgia State Patrol is currently handing the accident. There have been no charges filed, as of the time of this posting.
***POSTED at 11:49 P.M. on Wednesday, January 27th***
Jenkins County, GA (WJBF) – The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office confirms multiple deaths in an accident there late Wednesday night.
Investigators say it happened on Highway 25 South just south of Millen. The Georgia State Patrol is assisting the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation. Names of victims will not be released or reported until families have been notified.
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