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September 17, 2022

Brunswick, GA – Larry Woodward Killed in Truck Accident at Hwy 17 & Peek Rd 

Brunswick, GA (September 17, 2022) – On Wednesday afternoon, September 14, a man was killed in a fatal truck accident in Brunswick. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened around 3:15 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 17 and Peek Road. Police confirmed that a Ford Focus was traveling in the area when it collided with a utility truck due to reasons that are not yet known. The Focus then struck a Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck and a BMW. The involved vehicles were damaged in the collision. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Larry Woodward, the driver of the Ford Focus, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Several parties sustained injuries as a result of the accident. They were transported to Southeast Georgia Health System’s Brunswick Hospital for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time after the accident. This led to delays until the scene was fully cleared. 

No further details have been released but the investigation continues. 

We would like to offer our sympathies to the family and friends of Larry Woodward at this time. We also hope that the injured parties receive a full recovery from their injuries. 

Fatal Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents that happen in the state of Georgia. This is due to the fact that tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles on our roads. In 2018, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that over 187 people were killed in fatal truck accidents in the state of Georgia. The loss of a loved one in a truck accident can turn your life upside-down within seconds. If you have lost someone you love in a truck crash, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

It is in your family’s best interests to have the assistance of a Brunswick truck accident attorney on your side after you have lost someone you love in an accident. As you are grieving such immense losses, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you at this time. It can be stressful to deal with a wrongful death claim, as these claims are known for being entirely complex. This is why you should speak with a Brunswick wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after your accident. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to assist you and your family after you have lost someone you love in a truck accident. We understand the ins and outs of Georgia truck accident laws and will aggressively pursue your claim from start to finish. You may find that you are eligible for some of the following financial aspects: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income and future loss of income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Loss of consortium

We will stand by your side when you need us the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Brunswick at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.