UPDATE: Police release identity of victims killed in Midway crash

Scene of the accident in Liberty County (courtesy Lewis Levine, Coastal News Service)


Authorities have released the identity of a couple killed in Friday night’s crash in Liberty County.

They say 72 year old Robert Newmann and Carol Newmann died in that crash.  They were from Mount Pleasant, SC.  Authorities say they were traveling in the direction of Richmond Hill on North Coastal Highway when they were struck head on by 69-year old Thomas Strzepek who was driving a Ford F-150.  Strzepek and his wife were transported to Memorial Hospital.  No word yet on their condition. Georgia State Patrol is investigating.


MIDWAY, Ga. (WSAV) — An accident in Liberty County on Friday leaves two people dead and two injured.

Two vehicles collided shortly before 7:00 p.m. on US Highway 17 and Limerick Road.

According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Markus White, one vehicle crossed over the center lane causing a head-on collision.

A male and female were pronounced dead at the scene. Two other individuals were transported to Memorial Health in Savannah.

As of 8:30, the Georgia Department of Transportation reports all lanes are blocked to traffic.

This story is developing. Stay with News 3 for further updates.

Lewis Levine, Coastal News Service, contributed to this report.

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