Third teen dead after Thomson crash involving siblings, mother

The crash in Thomson has stunned the community. (Source: WRDW)
The crash in Thomson has stunned the community. (Source: WRDW)(WRDW)
Published: Sep. 27, 2019 at 3:18 AM EDT
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Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

McDUFFIE COUNTY, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- We are learning the 16-year-old driver in

died early Friday morning.

The McDuffie County deputy coroner confirms Bryson Dinger died at 2:17 a.m. due to his injuries from the crash.

Dinger is now the third person to die as a result of the crash. The other two include his sister and brother, 12-year-old Bella Dinger and 14-year-old Bostyn Dinger.

Their mother, Tasha Daniel remains in critical condition at Doctors Hospital.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, Bryson was driving north on Thomson Bypass when he failed to yield while turning left. At the same time, the tractor-trailer was traveling south when the impact occurred.

The crash involved a tractor-trailer and a car, officials said, at the intersection of Thomson Bypass and White Oak Lane.

Check back with News 12 for the latest in this developing story.

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