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March 17--  Two Vidalia residents and two visitors to the area were killed in weekend accidents.

Two Vidalia men died in a wreck Friday night on I--16 in Laurens County when they ran a roadblock and wrecked in the ensuing police chase.  Laurens County officials identified the two as the driver, 22-year-old Tevin Lamar Page, and a passenger, 27-year-old Preston Alexander Coleman.  A second passenger was injured and is reported in critical condition at a Macon hospital.

Vidalia Police Chief Frank Waits says an accident related to the fatal crash in Laurens County occurred in Vidalia overnight Friday.  According to the Chief, three Vidalia women were en route to Dublin when their car overturned on Highway 292 West near Earnie's nightclub.  The chief said one of the women, 26-year-old Marquita Gilchrist, is the mother of the baby of one of the Laurens County traffic victims.   She was a passenger in the car driven by 24-year-old Lakendria Sipp with another passenger, 29-year-old Chenese Brooker.  All three were taken to a Savannah hospital in serious condition, according to police.

An ATV accident killed a teenager visiting from Waynesboro.  According to Toombs County Sheriff Junior Kight, 17-year-old Savannah Loper was a passenger on an ATV which overturned at Buckhorn Creek Trail Rides in southwest Toombs County. 

harriswreck2A one-car wreck in Vidalia killed a man early Sunday morning.  Vidalia Police Chief Frank Waits says 38-year-old Christopher Hill of Jacksonville was in town visiting family.  Officers report he died when his vehicle ran off Harris Industrial Boulevard and hit a tree.

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