UPDATE: 1 dead after accident in Burke Co.

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

(Credit: MGN Online)

Monday, May 13, 2013

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WRDW) -- The driver of a pickup truck is dead after an accident involving an 18-wheeler on Highway 23.

The accident happened near Spring Branch Church Road around 2:15 p.m. Monday.

Investigators say the driver of a burgundy Chevy, 58-year-old Ronald Wayne Holley, veered head on into the path of the 18-wheeler.

Burke County Coroner Susan Salemi says Holley died at the Georgia Regents Medical Center.

The 18-wheeler rolled onto its side during the accident, but the driver is said to be OK.

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