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Friday, November 9, 2007

Photo by Brooke Ninemire

The wreckage of 19-year-old Heather Howell's 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier rests in a ditch along Highway 62 in Gepp Nov. 5. Around 4 p.m. Howell, of Salem was traveling west when Laikynne Wilson, 20, of Viola attempted to pass her in a three lane portion of the highway, according to the report filed by Trooper Mark Morton. While passing, Wilson lost control of her 1997 Ford Taurus and struck Howell in the side, Morton said. He said Howell then lost control of her vehicle, traveled across the east bound lanes and overturned before coming to rest. Howell and her passenger Deonna Wilson, 18, of Viola were transported to Fulton County Hospital. As of press time their condition was unknown. Wilson, who was not injured in the incident was charged with careless driving.

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