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North Ga. wreck kills 3 children, injures 4

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 7:01am

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Three children have been killed and four people injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Hall County.


Local news outlets report the Georgia State Patrol says the crash happened Saturday morning.


Authorities say the children, ages four, nine and 16, who were all from Gainesville, died when the SUV they were riding in collided with a pickup truck.


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Shooting death of North Augusta man under investigation

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 4:46am

Police are investigating the Monday night shooting of a 73-year-old man in North Augusta.

According to an Aiken County sheriff’s news release, a passer-by reported a possibly injured person on H and H Street. Aiken County deputies and North Augusta Public Safety discovered the victim had a gunshot wound to his chest when they arrived about 10:46 p.m.

Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said J.C. Mims, of H and H Street, was transported to an Augusta hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m.

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