Two killed in collision with semi-truck on Highway 96

Two killed in Highway 96 car accident

Two people are dead after an accident involving a semi-truck on Highway 96.

A release from the Houston County Sheriff’s Office says the 911 center received a call about an accident with injuries on Highway 96 and Hampton Meadows Drive around 7:30 p.m. Monday.

In their initial investigation, they found 31-year-old William Countryman, of Bonaire, was turning off Hampton Meadows Drive onto the highway in his Honda Civic.

Tyler Sapp, of Millbrook, Ala., was driving eastbound on the highway in a 2003 Peterbilt semi-truck.

The release says Sapp collided with the Civic, and Countryman died at the scene.

25-year-old Amanda Jo Parker, of Bonaire, was a passenger in the Civic and she later died at the hospital.

The Houston County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Division is investigating the accident.

Anyone with information should call Lt. Clay Chambers at 478-542-2080.

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