Georgia State Patrol responds to fatal crash on SR 38 in Clinch County

Incident occurred Thursday morning
road accident
Posted at 11:11 AM, Jun 08, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-08 14:20:35-04

HOMERVILLE, Ga. (WTXL) — UPDATE 2:20 p.m.: The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) released a preliminary report on a traffic incident Thursday afternoon.

GSP said its troopers responded to a fatal crash at the intersection of SR 38 and Woodlake Drive in Clinch County Thursday.

The report notes the at-fault vehicle failed to yield and pulled into the path of the other vehicle. The back seat passenger of the at-fault vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

SR 38, a four-lane highway, was closed for one hour, 45 minutes because of the incident.

As of 11:20 a.m., the Georgia Department of Transportation said all lanes had been cleared.

A traffic incident in Clinch County has altered traffic flow Thursday morning.

The Georgia Department of Transportation said around 10:20 a.m. a crash on SR 38 Westbound at Bypass Road has led to all lanes blocking traffic flow.

GDOT requests those traveling in the area to avoid travel in the direction of the incident and use an alternate route.