A teenage girl from Macon died Thursday afternoon from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident late Wednesday night that also sent another teen to the hospital, Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said.
Jones said Abigail Hinson, 17, of Macon, was pronounced dead at 3:41 p.m. at the pediatric unit of The Medical Center of Central Georgia from a closed head injury she received in the accident.
The driver of the vehicle, Grant Hoffman, 18, of Macon, is listed in stable condition.
According to a Bibb County sheriff’s news release, a 2008 Nissan Altima was headed west near the 7000 block of Zebulon Road at about 11:49 p.m. Wednesday when the driver lost control of the vehicle, veered into the eastbound lane and left the roadway. The vehicle rolled over and hit several trees before stopping.
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The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 478-751-7500.