A 51 year old Screven County woman was killed in a traffic crash in Statesboro Wednesday. About 6:15 yesterday morning Janice Faye Brown-Lanier of Winchester Road, Sylvania, was driving south on Veterans Memorial Parkway when she approached the intersection with Northside East. Georgia State Trooper 1st Class Carl Hutchinson said in his report 37 year old Justin D. Krull of Edwardsville, Ill., was approaching the intersection in the opposite direction and turned his 2012 International Norfolk Southern Railways work truck left into the path of her Honda Accord, hitting the car in the front and driver's side door. Brown-Lanier was killed in the crash.
The Georgia State Patrol's Specialized Accident Reconstruction Team was called to investigate. Although the report is incomplete indications are Krull was at fault and charged are expected to filed against him.
This is the second fatal traffic accident on the bypass in Bulloch County in recent days. Twenty-five year old Napoleon Lamar Phillips of Whispering Pines Boulevard was killed around 4:20 p.m. Saturday when he pulled his car onto Veterans Memorial Parkway from Cypress Lake Road into the path of 64 year old Roy Broughton of Hamilton, Ohio. Broughton was not injured but Phillips was killed.