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      GSP investigates fatal crash

      Photo Credit: Courtesy: Worthit2u.net


      The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that happened in Worth County Sunday.

      It happened at Highway 256 at the Sumner Road intersection around 2:00 p.m.


      According to officials, a Nissan Quest, driven by 47-year-old Tamara Jarvis, stopped at the stop sign, then proceeded into the intersection and was struck by a six-wheel westbound Eckrich Meats truck on its passenger side.

      The driver of the truck was not injured; however the three people in the Nissan were trapped inside.

      20-year-old Catherine Jarvis was killed in the crash, while Tamara Jarvis, the mother of the two passengers, was taken to Tift Regional Hospital.

      The third passenger, 17-year-old Paige Jarvis was airlifted to Macon. They are both listed in critical condition.

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