• February 28, 2017

Juliana Taperia & Jose Taperia Killed in Accident in Columbus, GA

Columbus, GA -- A crash involving a passenger vehicle in the area of Columbus, GA took the lives of 13-year-old Jose Taperia and 6-year-old Juliana Taperia Saturday, February 25, 2017.

The incident took place on Interstate 85 N close to Victory Drive.

According to the reports, the vehicle occupied by the deceased cousins was headed east when it struck a guardrail, crashed into an embankment, and rolled down hill. The exact cause of the incident had yet to be determined, but police say they believe the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed.

The report made no mention of other injuries in the incident.

The official investigation is ongoing and may reveal more details as it concludes.

The preliminary press release provided no further information.

map of the area


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