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36-year-old woman killed in Perry crash

One person is dead after a head-on crash late Tuesday on Ga. 247 in Perry.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes near Bear Branch Road, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

The victim was identified as 36-year-old Tarrisha Moore by the Georgia State Patrol.

Moore was driving a Pontiac G-6 southbound on Ga. 247 when she crossed the center line and struck a northbound Dodge Avenger head-on, said Franka Young, GSP spokesperson.

Moore was pronounced dead on scene, Young said.

The Dodge Avenger driver and passenger were taken to the Medical Center, Navicent Health, with non-life-threatening injuries.

Why Moore crossed the center lane was not known, Young said. The crash remains under investigation.

The crash closed all lanes and took at estimated two hours to clear, GDOT tweeted.