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September 19, 2022

Fort Valley, GA – Angela Murtaugh Killed in Fatal Collision on Hwy 96

Fort Valley, GA (September 19, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal car accident that took place on a major roadway in Fort Valley on Monday around noon, September 19. 

According to Peach County officials, the accident happened around noon on Highway 96 around the area of Allendale Road. Three vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged in the accident. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One of the drivers involved in the accident, identified as 64-year-old Angela Murtaugh, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. A 2-year-old child was critically injured and taken to Atrium Health Navicent for treatment.

Due to the severity of the accident, a portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared. 

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim involved in this accident. We also hope that the injured child receives a full recovery. 

Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia

When you make the decision to get behind the wheel of a car, you always expect that drivers will pay close attention to the roads around them. However, this does not always happen and sometimes drivers make mistakes that risk lives. Hundreds of victims lose their lives every single year in the state of Georgia. In just 2020, it was reported that approximately 1,730 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Losing someone close to you in a fatal collision can affect your life in many ways. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be an impactful time in your life. If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, speaking with a Fort Valley car accident attorney is in your best interests. No amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been lost in a collision. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level after an accident. Speaking with a Fort Valley wrongful death attorney can put you in the best position possible as you get back on your feet. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a fatal accident on emotional and financial levels. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected after a fatal accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward some of the following financial damages:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial costs

We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Fort Valley at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist 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.