State troopers from the Thomasville Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 22 traffic crashes during the month of September in Colquitt County. Sgt. 1st Class Tracy Tabb said the traffic crashes resulted in two traffic deaths. Mary Holt Statom and Madison Sumner, both 16, died in a one-car accident on Old Berlin Road Sept. 22.
Tabb said troopers from Post 12 Thomasville also issued 149 traffic citations in the county during the month.
The total includes 14 arrests for driving under the influence, 37 citations for speeding, 33 seatbelt violations, and 3 child restraint violations. Troopers also issued 327 warnings.