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September 7, 2012

GSP: 18 crashes, 1 fatality in August

THOMASVILLE — State troopers from the Thomasville Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 18 traffic crashes during the month of August in Colquitt County.  

Sgt. 1st Class Tracy Tabb said the traffic crashes resulted in one traffic death. Robert Curtis Money Jr., 52, died Aug. 4 when his pickup truck flipped off a bridge on Old Berlin Road and landed in Okapilco Creek.

Tabb said troopers from Post 12 Thomasville also issued 164 traffic citations in the county during the month. The total includes 8 arrests for driving under the influence, 25 citations for speeding, 72 seatbelt violations, and 13 child restraint violations. Troopers also issued 272 warnings.       

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