Ashburn, GA — A woman was killed just outside Ashburn early Wednesday morning this week after a head-0n collision with an 18-wheeler truck. Police said that Dorothy Blanton, 72, was killed when her car may have driven across the path of an oncoming 18-wheeler on Highway 112.
Blanton was driving along Highway 112 about 4 miles from Ashburn at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, October 23, 2013. As she turn off a dirt road, police said, her car was struck by a westbound 18-wheeler.
The impact from the wreck killed Blanton immediately and the truck driver’s condition wasn’t given. There was expected to be further investigation, but no details have been confirmed yet.