A McIntyre woman and a Milledgeville man died after his pickup in crashed into a tree Wednesday in Baldwin County.
Deonna Wells Strickland, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:50 a.m., Baldwin County Deputy Coroner Ken Garland said.
Strickland was riding in the passenger seat of a white 2002 Chevrolet pickup driven by Cole Veal, 21, of Milledgeville, Georgia State Patrol Cpl. Michael Screws said.
Veal was headed south near Covey Road when the crash happened in the 600 block of Ga. 49 southwest of Milledgeville about 6 a.m. Wednesday.
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"The vehicle left the roadway on the west shoulder and the driver overcorrected," Crews said.
The truck crashed into a fence at the edge of the woods on the east shoulder.
Veal also was unresponsive when Baldwin County firefighters arrived on the scene.
He had to be cut out of the pickup, which was wrapped around a tree at the woods line.
He was rushed to the Medical Center, Navicent Health, in Macon, where he died Thursday.
One lane of the highway was blocked as the Georgia State Patrol and Baldwin County sheriff's deputies investigated the crash.