Johnson County high school coach, 2-year-old daughter die in car crash

42-year-old Shawn Linder and two-year-old daughter died in a car crash in East Dublin

WRIGHTSVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Some devastating news out of Johnson County. Shawn Linder, a coach at Johnson County High School, died in a car crash on Tuesday along with his two-year-old daughter.

The crash happened on Ben Hall Lake Drive in East Dublin, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

The 42-year-old coach was traveling east when he lost control of his 2005 Cadillac CTS. He traveled in the path of an oncoming F-350 work truck, which struck the right side of the vehicle.

Both he and his daughter were pronounced dead at the scene.

Linder was a Johnson County alumnus. He coached football, basketball, track and served as the middle school’s athletic director.

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