Update: 74-year-old Covington woman victim in single vehicle fatality


A 74-year-old woman died in a single vehicle accident in Walton County on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. According to Trooper First Class Cal Barton with Georgia State Patrol, the victim was Willie Florence Warbington, of Covington.

“She was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Venture van, traveling north on Jersey Social Circle Road,” Barton said. “For an unknown reasons, she traveled off the roadway striking a fence then a tree.”

Barton said she died at the scene. The crash occurred at approximately 1:20 p.m. He said no alcohol or drugs are suspected of bing a factor in the crash.

Initial Story
Walton County Fire Rescue reports that a single vehicle accident at 1:17 p.m. Thursday afternoon resulted in a fatality. The accident happened on on Jersey-Social Circle Road at Greendale Road.
“Our Engine-10 was returning to Station 10 when the driver was flagged down by bystanders and advised of the accident,” said Battalion Chief Craig League with WCFR. “E10 was the first unit on scene and had a single vehicle accident vs a tree, with the car being about 150ft off the roadway up in a wooded area.”
League said the female victim died at the scene. Georgia State Patrol and Walton County Sheriff’s Office worked the accident. Victim’s identity has not been released at this time.

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