UPDATE: Taylor County teen dies from car crash in Fort Valley


UPDATE  9 a.m. Monday

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – According to Peach County Coroner Kerry Rooks, 18-year-old Kendall Ratliff of Taylor County, passed away on Monday morning’s car crash on Highway 96 in Fort Valley.

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Rooks says Ratliff was ejected from the car as she was not wearing her seat belt. Rooks pronounced her death around 6 a.m. Monday at Medical Center Navicent Health of Peach County.


FORT VALLEY, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – A fatal car crash has blocked all lanes on Highway 96 at Brock Road in Fort Valley.

The Georgia Department of Transportation tweeted about the crash around 8:30 a.m. Monday. GDOT estimates it will take 2 hours to clean up.

GDOT asks drivers to use other routes.

A post on Fort Valley’s Department of Public Safety’s Facebook page says the crash happened in front of Pure Flavor’s Greenhouse.

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