Man identified in I-20 deadly crash

By: Jenny Lathem Email
By: Jenny Lathem Email

March 7, 2008

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga ---An accident on I-20 early Friday morning killed one person and backed up traffic on both sides of the interstate. The Columbia County Coroner's Officer tells us the car flipped over near mile marker 194, throwing the driver from the car.

The coroner's office now says the victim is Paul R. Williams, 27, of
Evans.

Officers who worked the accident told News 12 Williams was traveling westbound on I-20 when he lost control and hit the concrete construction wall on the right side of the road. The vehicle then bounced across to the median and hit the wire center divider.

That's when Williams was ejected. He went into the eastbound lanes, where he was struck by two vehicles.


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