Published: 11/1/2010 | Updated: 07/19/2023
WOODBURY, GA — A Woodbury, Georgia woman was killed over the weekend in a single-vehicle accident on a rural Talbot County roadway.
According to the coroner, 30-year-old Chirmane Johnson was driving on Rising Sun Road around midnight Saturday. When she attempted to make a turn, she allegedly lost control of the car. The coroner says the car went through the woods and eventually hit a tree. The car burst into flames and the coroner says the woman was burned beyond recognition.
A male passenger in the car was also burned, but not severely. He was taken to the Medical Center for treatment.
Authorities believe speed was a factor in the crash.
The wreck remains under investigation by Georgia State Patrol.