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South Ga. accident leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

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VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Sheriff's officials in south Georgia say a single vehicle crash on Interstate 75 has left a man dead and three passengers injured. 

Four people riding in a Jeep Grand Cherokee were ejected from the vehicle when it crashed into a concrete median Sunday night.

Lowndes County Sheriff's officials say the driver, Jake Dougherty of Adel - about 25 miles north of Valdosta - was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say three passengers were taken to the South Georgia Medical Center before being airlifted to Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fla.

Authorities say a 20-year-old woman and an 8 -year-old girl are listed in stable condition. An 8-year-old boy is listed in critical condition.

The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia State Patrol are investigating the crash.


Associated Press

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