Two killed in Thomas County accident

A man and a woman were killed in the afternoon of November 29 when their car collided with a semi truck in Thomas County. The officers from Georgia State Patrol identified the victims as 81-year-old Everette Pollock and 84-year-old Jo Ann Tuvell. Their car was struck at the Georgia State Road 3 and Us-84 Bypass intersection.

The official reports said that the driver of the semi truck, 54-year-old Paul Jones, failed to stop at the red light and drove straight into the victims’ car. Reports also mentioned that Jones told officers he was distracted at the time of the collision as he was trying to remove a headset.

Jones is currently awaiting charges at this point, according to the Georgia State Patrol. No further information has been released at this time.

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