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One killed in wreck near Buena Vista

One person was killed and another injured and transported to the Medical Center in Columbus in a one-vehicle accident on Georgia Highway 41 early Tuesday, 5.5 miles north of Buena Vista, according to the Americus Post, Georgia State Patrol.

Authorities were not releasing the names Tuesday pending notification of next of kin, a State Patrol spokesman said Tuesday.

The wreck occurred about 1:36 a.m. The driver crossed the center line of the road, traveled onto the west shoulder, overcorrected and the vehicle overturned, the spokesman said. The case is still under investigation.

Marion County Coroner Herbert Tante could not be reached Tuesday morning.

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