[UPDATE] Fatal Vehicle Pile-up Leaves 5 Dead in South Georgia

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

[UPDATE] 4-8 10:59am -

A fifth person has succumbed to her injuries after the deadly crash in Bainbridge on April 6. Four others are still in the hospital in stable condition.

Bainbridge College student Jocelyn Alexander died yesterday (4/7) from her injuries. GSP says her sister, Jessica Alexander, died last night. Also killed were Ashley Meton and Kedrick Footman, who were in the vehicle Gregory smashed into.

Georgia State Patrol says their investigation into the wreck continues.


[LAST UPDATED 4/7 at 6:25 PM]

A curvy stretch of road and a dark night created a recipe for disaster late Wednesday (4/6).

Georgia State Patrol says Gregory Mosley was driving down Highway 27 south with his son, Phillip, on the passenger side, when Gregory sped around a corner, lost control of his car, and smashed into two cars that had pulled over because of a flat tire.

GSP says Gregory died on scene, and Phillip remains in the hospital with broken bones and other injuries.

Delita Strange heard about the crash this morning.

Says Strange, "I think everyone's heartbroken, it just happened so fast. It's sad because at that moment, at that time, it was a long stretch of road, and it's right there when it happened -- it just, it's crazy."

Also killed in the crash were Ashley Moten and Kedric Footman...they were sitting in one of the cars pulled off the highway.

Jocelyn Alexander died at the hospital from her injuries, and now her sister, Jessica Alexander, is on life support.

Three others are also hospitalized.

Many involved in the tragedy had either attended Bainbridge College or were currently enrolled.

The school's registrar, Connie Snyder, says there's nothing they can do but 'grieve'.

Says Snyder, "The faculty know the students personally, and it's very devastating to them to have somebody in their classroom one day and then not the next."

People in Bainbridge say they're putting those involved in their thoughts and prayers.


[LAST UPDATED 4/7 at 11:25 AM]

The Georgia State Patrol says around 11:25 last night Gregory Mosely, 51, was driving with his son, Phillip Mosely, mid-20s, when he lost control of his car going around a curve on Highway 27 south, then collided with two vehicles that had pulled onto the shoulder.

Troopers on scene say Gregory died when the car smashed into those parked on the shoulder. Phillip Mosely survived with injuries.

They say Ashley Moten and Kedric Footman were also killed while they were sitting in the car Mosley hit.

Five other victims are being treated at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and Bainbridge Memorial Hospital.


Decatur County, Georgia - April 7, 2011 8:25am -

Three vehicles were involved in a late night wreck on Highway 27 that left three people dead, according to the Georgia State Patrol Communications Center in Americus, Georgia.

GSP says they got call at 11:25pm on April 6 about the accident. The accident happened on Highway 27 (Tallahassee highway) at Wautauga Rd. in Decatur County.

Three cars were involved. Three fatalities and Six injuries have been reported.

The accident scene has been cleared at this time.

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