One person dead, one person injured after car crash on GA 22 in Crawford County

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CRAWFORD COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — One person is dead and another person is injured after a car crash in Crawford County.

According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the crash happened on state route 22 at Billy White Road in Roberta.

Crawford County Coroner, Sheldon Mattox, tells 41NBC that crash happened just before 6:30 Tuesday morning. The injured person was taken to Medical Center Navicent Health in Macon.

According to a tweet from the Georgia Department of Transportation, the crash blocked all lanes on that part of GA 22. The lanes should be cleared by 10 Tuesday morning. Officials with GDOT are asking drivers to use an alternative route.

Courtesy: GDOT West Central Twitter

Coroner Sheldon Mattox also told 41NBC that the Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash. We reached out to the GSP and will update this story once we have more information.

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.