Update: Police ID drivers involved in deadly accident in Appling County


APPLING COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) — Georgia State Patrol is investigating an accident out of Appling County involving a pickup truck and a farm tractor.

David Sellers, 90, of Baxley, Georgia was driving the farm tractor. Sellers was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck, Samuel Youmans, was airlifted to Memorial Hospital in Savannah for treatment.

Officials say Youmans is in fair condition.


UPDATE: Authorities say the roadway is back open.  Still no word on any injuries in the accident.


APPLING COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) — The Georgia Department of Transportation is reporting an accident between a pickup truck and a farm tractor in Appling County.

We’re told all lanes of SR 15 before Altamaha School Road are currently blocked.

No word on injuries at this time.

Emergency units are expected to remain on scene for another hour or so in an effort to clear the scene.We’ll pass along more information as it becomes available.

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