Deadly crash in LaGrange on Georgia 1 at Lukken Industrial Drive

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UPDATE 11:50 p.m. – The LaGrange Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that claimed two lives Monday night.

Police have identified those who died in the two vehicle crash as 77-year-old Janice Robbins of Hogansville and 46-year-old Jana Balaam of Pennsylvania.   

According to officials, first responders were dispatched to the intersection of Hamilton Road and East Lukken Industrial Drive at 7:42 p.m. Monday evening.

Police say the crash happened when one of the drivers stopped at the stop sign eastbound on East Lukken Industrial Drive. According to police, when that vehicle proceeded across Hamilton Road, it was hit by the second vehicle that was traveling north on Hamilton Road.

The crash remains under investigation.

LAGRANGE, Ga. (WRBL) – A deadly traffic crash has occurred in LaGrange. Currently details about the victim, or victims, in the crash are unavailable.

According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the crash happened Monday night in the northbound lane of Georgia 1 at Lukken Industrial Drive.

All lanes of traffic are blocked in the area of the crash. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area until the scene has been cleared.

WRBL News 3 is working to gather more information.

Stay with WRBL on air and online for new details as they become available.

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