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UPDATE: 5 Dead in Troup Co Accident

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(Troup County, GA)- Police have now released the names of the victims involved in the fatal car crash Friday in LaGrange. 28 year old, Willie L. Hooks, 23 year old Melanie Kay Lemmon, 37 year old Miranda L. Hurston, 1 year old Quamauri C. Harrison and Tridarius Harrison.

     15 year old Jayvianna C. Hurston, and 18 year old Shaquavious S. Harrison, were both injured and flown to hospitals for treatment. It all began Friday when The Georgia State Patrol of LaGrange investigated the crash that occurred around 6:45 p.m.

      Willie Hooks was traveling North in the Southbound lane while passing a vehicle in a no passing zone. The Oldsmobile struck the Southbound Pontiac, driven by Ms. Lemmon head-on. Alcohol is suspected as a contributing factor and blood was drawn from Willie Hooks for testing.

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