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Two teenagers killed in Milledgeville wreck

Two teenagers were killed in an accident in Milledgeville late Monday night after crashing into a sign at a gas station.

A Georgia State Patrol trooper said 18-year-old Jonathan Williams was driving from North Columbia Street when he lost control, and crashed into the sign at the BP station and landed on top of a fire hydrant on Roberson Mill Road around 9:40 p.m.

Baldwin County Coroner John Gonzales says Williams died around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Medical Center, Navicent Health. He said the passenger, 14-year-old Christopher Jackson, died at the scene.

According to a GSP accident report, two other passengers, 15-year-old Marquis Williams and 16-year-old Ramonnt Briscoe, of Milledgeville, were in the back seat of the car, but were not injured.

The trooper said speed was a factor.