UPDATE: Woman identified in fatal Thomson accident

By: Margaret Kreger, Rebecca Hood Email
By: Margaret Kreger, Rebecca Hood Email
Highway 17 accident

A woman was killed after being hit by a truck on Highway 17 Friday morning. (WRDW-TV / Dec. 9, 2011)

Friday, Dec. 9, 2011

THOMSON, Ga. -- McDuffie County Coroner Rhusha Mack has released the name of the victim of Friday morning's fatal crash.

Candice McDonald, 21, of Greenwood, S.C., was killed in the two-vehicle collision.

Georgia State Patrol says the accident was called in around 4:30 a.m. at Highway 17 and Story-Randall Road.

The tractor trailer was traveling south on Highway 17. McDonald was traveling north and swerved into the path of the truck. Her vehicle was struck by the truck and dragged about 200 feet.

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