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      One airlifted in Saturday Sledge Road semi crash

      Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to a serious accident Saturday afternoon on Sledge Road in Worth County. / worthit2u.net


      Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to a serious accident Saturday afternoon on Sledge Road in Worth County.

      Sgt. Dana Harnage with the Georgia State Patrol says a Ford F150 pickup truck was headed north on Sledge Road towards Highway 82 and a Freightliner semi tractor was traveling south when the right, front corner of the semi truck struck the front-end of the pickup truck.

      The driver of the Ford F150 is 91-year-old J.D. Gibbs was treated by Worth County paramedics until Air Evac transported Gibbs to Macon Medical Center with broken bones and a head injury.

      The driver of the Freightliner, 28-year-old Jimmy L. Pitts of Omega, was uninjured.

      Pitts is being charged with driving too fast for conditions.

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