2012-03-28 / Front Page

Fatal crash in Millen

By Deborah Bennett
Millen News Editor


This one vehicle crash on Winthrope Avenue Wednesday, March 21, resulted in the death of one Millen woman and injured another. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) This one vehicle crash on Winthrope Avenue Wednesday, March 21, resulted in the death of one Millen woman and injured another. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) One woman died and another was injured in a one vehicle accident that occurred in the City of Millen Wednesday, March 21.

The accident occurred around 1 p. m. when a 2006 Buick Lucerne driven by Barbara Jean Jeff Parker of 4731 Newton Road, veered off the roadway at the railroad crossing on Winthrope Avenue, striking the railroad crossing signal.

Ms. Parker, along with passenger and owner of the vehicle, Sarah Newton, 93, of 4171 Newton Road, was transported to Optim Medical Center- Jenkins. Mrs. Newton was air lifted to the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta where she died the following day.

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