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Two people killed, one injured in Macon County wreck

Macon County Coroner Brenda Oglesby says it happened on GA-Highway 127.

MACON COUNTY, Ga. — Update: Sunday, 4:35 p.m.

Georgia State Patrol released details Sunday on how the accident happened. 

GSP says the wreck happened around 4:45 p.m. on GA-127.

29-year-old William Lucas of Oglethorpe was traveling west in a Chevy pickup truck on the highway toward the Butler Mill Road intersection, according to GSP. 

26-year-old Greg Bunkley of Warner Robins was traveling south on Butler Mill Road toward the same intersection in a Dodge Charger, GSP says.

As Lucas traveled through the intersection, Bunkley ran the stop sign, and they hit each other, according to GSP.

After the collision, both cars traveled into a field and overturned. Lucas was ejected from the truck, GSP says.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene, GSP says. The passenger of the Charger, identified as 28-year-old Derek Russaw of Warner Robins, was taken by helicopter to the Medical Center, Navicent Health in Macon.

GSP says the crash report is not complete yet.

Original Story: Saturday, 10:20 p.m.

Two people are dead and another person is injured after a car crash in Macon County Saturday night.

Macon County Coroner Brenda Oglesby says it happened around 5:30 p.m. on GA-Highway 127.

Oglesby identified the two people killed as William Lucas of Macon County and Gregory Bunkley of Taylor County.

She did not know their ages, but said next of kin had been notified.

Oglesby said another person was injured in the crash and went to Navicent Health in critical condition.

There are no details yet about what caused the crash.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more details become available.

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