Woman killed in Jones County traffic accident

A 65-year-old Jones County woman died this morning and three people were hurt in an accident on Ga. 11 in Jones County.

At about 7:30 a.m., Joan Nobles Payne was pulling out of Sand Creek Trail in a 2006 Toyota Corolla that crossed into the path of a 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix heading toward Macon, said Kenny Allen, a fatality investigator with the Jones County Sheriff's Office.

Payne died at the scene and the three people in the Pontiac were taken to The Medical Center of Central Georgia with what appeared to be minor injuries, Allen said.

Their identities were not immediatly available.

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