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UPDATE: Authorities ID Houston woman killed in log truck accident

Authorities have identified the Houston County woman killed early this morning when a log truck overturned in an accident on Ga. 96 in Twiggs County.

Ida L. Simmons, 59, of Warner Robins died at the scene of the crash, which occurred at about 5:50 a.m., said Twiggs County Coroner Harold Reece Jr.

Twiggs County Sheriff Darren Mitchum said it appeared the accident happened when a vehicle crossed the center line near Walters Road between Ga. highways 358 and 129.

A total of five vehicles were involved in the accident, which had blocked Ga. 96, Mitchum said.

Chief Deputy Billy Boney said the road was cleared and open for traffic at about 2 p.m.

Information from the Georgia State Patrol regarding details of the crash was not available this afternoon.

Telegraph staff writer Liz Fabian contributed to this report.

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