HARLEM, Ga. (WJBF) – A teen is dead after a car accident in Columbia County.
It happened shortly before 6pm along Appling Harlem Road, Friday.
The deputy coroner says 18- year old Savannah Gavlinski was driving a truck heading north when she crossed over into the southbound lane into oncoming traffic.
That’s when investigators say she crashed into a semi-truck.
The deputy coroner says Gavlinski was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the semi-truck was taken to the hospital to get checked out.
The coroner is investigating to see if alcohol may have played a factor in the crash.
NewsChannel 6 will continue to keep you updated.
HARLEM, Ga. (WJBF) – A crash has blocked Appling-Harlem Road in both directions at Hawes Branch Parkway near Pumpkin Center Friday night, according to a tweet by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.
The accident happened shortly before 6pm and drivers were asked to avoid the area.
NewsChannel 6 is working to get more information.