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Two killed in car accident in Harris County

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HARRIS COUNTY, GA (WTVM) -

A single-car accident in Harris County claimed the lives of two people.  It happened Saturday night on Mount Airy Road, near Waverly Hall.

The coroner's office identified the victims as 36-year-old Terri Ann Swint of Columbus and 41-year-old William Taunton of Shiloh, GA.

Harris County Deputy Coroner Joe Weldon told News Leader 9 Taunton lost control of his 2008 Dodge Challenger around 8:00 p.m. and the car rolled over. 

Swint was pronounced dead at the scene around 8:30 p.m..  Taunton was later pronounced dead at the Medical Center in Columbus around 9:30 p.m. 

Both victims died from blunt force trauma, but Taunton's body has been sent to the state crime lab in Atlanta for an autopsy. 

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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