UPDATE (Jan. 2,2013 12:35 a.m.)

LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL)--The funeral for the Jake Daughtrey is set for Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Boone Funeral Home in Adel.

Daughtrey was killed in accident on I-75 Sunday night in Lowndes County. His three passengers were taken to Shand's hospital in Gainesville.

UPDATE (December 30, 2012 11:20 p.m.)

LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL)--Roads are now open following a deadly traffic crash on I-75 Sunday night.

That crash kills one person and sends three people to the hospital.

This all happened near exit 18 in Lowndes County.

Georgia State Patrol troopers say Jake Daughtrey, who's in his 20's, was killed. Troopers say he was driving a Jeep Cherokee heading north on the interstate when he ran off the road, overcorrected and flipped several times hitting the concrete median.

He was ejected into the southbound lanes of the interstate.

Troopers say Daughtrey's passengers, two teenagers and a nine year old girl, were taken to South Georgia Medical Center then airlifted to Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Troopers say they're in critical condition. The passengers and the driver are from Adel, Georgia.

LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL)--Georgia State Patrol troopers and Lowndes County deputies are on the scene of a fatal accident in Lowndes County, near exit 18 on I-75.

Lowndes County deputies say one person is dead and three were taken to South Georgia Medical Center.

Deputies say traffic is backed up. Two southbound lanes and one northbound lane have now opened.

We will continue to bring you updates as they become available.

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Does anyone know the cause of this accident yet or how the 3 passengers are doing?

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