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Macon woman dies in south Bibb accident

A Macon woman is dead following a wreck in south Bibb County on Wednesday at about 11 a.m.

Donna Hyatt, 71, was pronounced dead at the scene near the intersection of Allen and Houston roads by Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones. Her passenger, Ann McCallum, also of Macon, was taken to the Medical Center of Central Georgia for treatment.

The 1984 Red Mack Dump truck, driven by Terry Howard, 55, of Roberta was traveling south in the left lane on Houston Road near Allen Road, according to a Bibb County news release.

Hyatt's 2002 Nissan Altima was also traveling south on Houston Road behind the dump truck. Witnesses told investigators that the Nissan entered the right southbound lane moving ahead of the dump truck and then suddenly turned left in front of the truck and the two vehicles collided, the news release states.

Both vehicles traveled across the northbound lanes of Houston Road and came to a stop at the corner of Houston Road and Allen Road. The dump truck turned over on its right side dumping the load of gravel on the Nissan, the news release states.


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