Georgia Vehicle Accident Kills Three

By: Bailey Myers, James Buechele Email
By: Bailey Myers, James Buechele Email
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A community begins to mourn the loss of three Decatur County residents after a fatal accident early Saturday morning.

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By: Bailey Myers
August 18th 2013

Tallahassee FL- A community begins to mourn the loss of three Decatur County residents after a fatal accident early Saturday morning.

One Decatur County resident said, "An accident happened and took all of them."

23-year old Adam Goodman, 22-year-old Hillary Brock, and 22-year-old Jordan Harris died sometime Saturday Morning during a car accident outside of Bainbridge Georgia. Family members tell eyewitness News, it wasn't until hours after the accident-- when one of the girls didn't come home, when her father traced her phone to this spot.

Authorities have marked where the tire tracks lead off Lake Douglas road moved down this hill-- and the tracks end at a tree where authorities found a jeep with three people inside. Dozens passed the scene today in shock.

One passerby and friend of the deceased, Charsuede Keaton, "It just feels like your life could be taken away like so quick and you have no control over it." The Georgia State Patrol is currently investigating the circumstances that led up to this fatal accident.

For family and friends one thing is very clear, and family friend Hugh Dollar explained, "They were three great people in this town that had a long life ahead of them and they are no longer with us..."

Tomorrow a visitation will be held at the Bainbridge Coliseum from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. The funerals will be on Tuesday at the Calvary Baptist Church. Jordan Harris's will be at 10:00 AM, Hillary Brock's will be at 1:00 PM, and Adam Goodman's will be at 4:00 PM. We will have more information on this fatal accident as they become available to us.


UPDATE 9:50 p.m. 8-17-13

WCTV has learned the names of the three Decatur County residents that died in a fatal accident.

Family members tell Eyewitness news reporter Bailey Myers the accident happened last night or early Saturday morning but the wreck wasn't discovered until this afternoon.

Family members tell WCTV that Adam Goodman, 23, was driving his Jeep on Lake Douglas Road. Hillary Brock and Jordan Harris were passengers in the vehicle when Goodman drove off the road and crashed into the woods.

All three died at the scene. Family members also tell WCTV that GPS from one of the cell phones helped locate the Jeep.

Georgia State Patrol is still investigating the cause of the accident.


Decatur County, GA 8-17-13

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal car accident that killed three people in Decatur County, GA.

Officials confirm they received a call at 2:15 p.m. about an accident off Carl Cloud Road.

Only one vehicle was involved. Officials are still investigating the cause and trying to notify family members before they release any names.

We'll update this story as more information comes into the newsroom.


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