Fatal wreck shuts down Pooler Parkway

(WTGS/Robert Catanese)

UPDATE:

Georgia State Patrol has released the names of the two victims in in the fatal Pooler Parkway crash.

Peggy Padgett, 59, from Guyton and Sherry Ward, 71 from Pooler, both died.

A GSP trooper told FOX 28 that Andrew Bowens, 37, from Clyo remains hospitalized with charges pending related to the crash.

ORIGINAL:

Traffic on Pooler Parkway in front of Lowe's is expected to be impassable for several hours after one person died in a two-car crash Tuesday.

It happened about 3:15 p.m. and the Pooler Fire Department arrived on scene within four minutes.

They found two people trapped inside of one car. Once they got them out, one of the people was declared dead at the scene and the other was transported to Memorial Hospital with critical injuries.

Pooler Police and the Georgia State Patrol are investigating the cause of the crash.

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