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2 dead after box truck splits car in half in Macon County accident

22-year-old Clarence D. Coleman and Shantion Seats were killed in an accident on Georgia 49

MONTEZUMA, Ga. — Two people are dead after a fatal accident on Georgia 49 in Macon County.

According to a news release from the Georgia State Patrol, just after 1 p.m. Thursday, 22-year-old Clarence D. Coleman was driving north on Georgia 49 with his passenger, Shantion Deon Seats, and a box truck was traveling south. Coleman crossed the center line when he lost control and spun into the truck's path, which hit the left side of his car, splitting the car in half. 

The box truck overturned, hit a light pole, and went into a ditch.

Coleman was thrown from the car. He was taken to Perry Hospital where he later died.

Seats, the passenger, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The box truck driver's injuries are unknown at this time.

GSP is working on a crash report on this accident. 

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