Jan. 27 – The driver of the vehicle involved in the crash that killed a woman in Brunswick on Thursday afternoon remains unidentified, according to the Georgia Patrol.
Glyn County Sheriff’s Office agents were tracking the vehicle minutes before the crash. Sheriff Neil Jump told the news that the suspect, who was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee, drove a stop sign “wide open” at the intersection of K and Tillman streets before crashing into a black sedan. rice field. According to Brunswick Police Chief Kevin Jones, the incident occurred around 3:15 p.m.
Brunswick’s 47-year-old Vita Oliver was driving the sedan, according to GSP. She was taken to Brunswick Hospital in Southeast Her Georgia Health her system and was pronounced dead, her GSP spokesperson Conswello Monroe said in a statement.
“The driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee fled the vehicle and is currently unidentified,” the statement said. “A large amount of money, guns and marijuana were recovered from the fleeing vehicle.”
The Glynn County Sheriff’s Office, the GSP, and the Brunswick and Glynn County police departments are cooperating with the investigation. If you have information about this case, please call the GCSO at 912-554-7600 or the Glynn County Police Silent Witness at 912-554-7845.
Jump told News that the Jeep involved in Thursday’s clash was believed to have been involved in a police chase last week. Jump said he witnessed the suspect urging him to flee.
A deputy began a chase, but was interrupted by school traffic in the area and had no eye on the vehicle when it collided minutes later, he said. has occurred.