UPDATE: Agencies arrest man for fatal hit and run

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (WSAV) – Multiple agencies have arrested a man for the hit and run crash that resulted in the death of an 18-year-old.

Jeffery Herrington, 41 of Michigan, was arrested on September 28 by the Georgia State Patrol and Glynn County Police Department.

Herrington has been charged with one count of leaving the scene of an accident involving death, which is a felony.

Tashara Culbreath was found deceased on September 16 and was in the area of the crash the night before.

The arrest is a result of a collaborative effort between the Georgia State Patrol, Glynn County Sheriff’s Office and Glynn County Police Department, who were all seeking justice for Tashara Culbreath.

Georgia State Patrol is still investigating the incident.

If you have any information that may assist this investigation, officials urge you to contact Georgia State Patrol Post #23 at 912-262-2380.


BRUNSWICK, Ga. (WSAV) – The Glynn County Police Department is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for the death of an 18-year-old.

Tashara Culbreath was found deceased on U.S. Hwy 17 just South of Palmera Lane on September 16 at 6:00 a.m.

Culbreath died from injuries as a result of what appears to be a hit and run accident.

The investigation, led by Georgia State Patrol, has revealed that Culbreath was in the area of the crash location around 8:30 p.m. the night before.

Interim Chief John Powell today announced a $2,500 reward for information on the incident.

“The Georgia State Patrol, Glynn County Sheriff’s Office and Glynn County Police Department are working collectively to solve this heinous crime,” Powel said, adding “The Glynn County Police Department is committed to using any means possible to assist the State Patrol in bringing the person or persons responsible for Miss Culbreath’s death to justice.”

Anyone with information regarding Culbreath’s death is encouraged to contact officials:

  • Georgia State Patrol Post #23 at 912-262-2480
  • Glynn County Silent Witness line at 912-264-1333
  • David Moore at 912-278-2905

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