First responders on scene of traffic crash on Victory Drive

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UPDATE 05/19/2021 7:53 p.m. – Officials confirm a crash on May 19, 2021 on Victory Drive claimed the life of an elderly woman.

Muscogee County Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley has identified the victim in the crash as 92-year-old Joyce Murphy Burke.

According to Worley, Burke died of multiple blunt force injuries and head trauma.

The crash remains under investigation.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – The Columbus Police Department has responded to a traffic accident on Victory Drive.

The crash happened Wednesday afternoon around the 2300 block of Victory Drive near Liberty Utilities.

There is currently no information about injuries in the crash, however the Muscogee County Coroner’s Office is on scene.

Everyone is being asked to avoid the area until the scene has been cleared.

WRBL News 3 has a reporter on scene and is working to gather more information.

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

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