UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in Peach County crash

Peach County Coroner Kerry Rooks says the crash happened as a man drove out onto Highway 96 and was struck in the side of his car.

UPDATE: Peach County Coroner Kerry Rooks identified the victim of Wednesday’s crash as 65-year-old William Shaw of Knoxville, Tennessee.


UPDATE: Peach County Coroner Kerry Rooks says the crash happened as a man drove out onto Highway 96 and was struck in the side of his car. Coroner Rooks says the man was killed instantly and pronounced dead at the scene at 3:30 p.m. The man was not from the area, but his name hasn’t been released yet as the next of kin have not been notified.


FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Georgia Department of Transportation reported a fatality collision on Georgia 96 at Housers Mill Road Wednesday afternoon.

The road isn’t expected to be cleared until 5:30. GDOT is suggesting drivers use alternate routes, because all lanes are blocked.

Stay with 41NBC for updates on this developing story.

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