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Houston woman killed in Twiggs County wreck

Authorities have identified the Houston County woman killed early Monday 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. 358 and 129.

A total of five vehicles were involved in the accident, which blocked Ga. 96, Mitchum said. Chief Deputy Billy Boney said the road was cleared and open for traffic at about 2 p.m.

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