2 GA teens killed, 3 injured in rollover ATV crash

Two Georgia teenagers were killed and three others were injured in a UTV crash last week.

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According to the Georgia State Patrol, on May 16 at around 5:20 p.m., a Polaris off-road vehicle was traveling west on Johnson Street in Thomas County and failed to stop for a stop sign. The Polaris entered the intersection and was hit by a Ford F250. Both vehicles flipped over.


The driver and passenger in the UTV were killed. A third person in the Polaris was taken to the hospital for serious injuries.

According to GSP, there were five people in the Polaris.

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WALB identified the victims as Jayden Copeland, 14, and Madison McDonald, 16. Another teen, 15-year-old Kendra Miles, was in critical but stable condition. Two other teens were life-flighted to hospitals in Florida, WALB reported. Their identities have not been released.

It’s unclear who was driving the Polaris.