Two Schley County High School Students Killed in Car Accident

June 25, 2008

SCHLEY COUNTY, Ga. (WXTX) - Georgia State Patrol reports two Schley County High School students died in a car accident.

The accident happened around 6:00 a.m. Wednesday on Ebenezer Road, near the intersection of Marvin Murphy Road --- just three miles from Ellaville.

A 1998 Ford Explorer, with four teenagers inside, ran off the road, overturned, and hit a tree.

The driver, 17 year-old Chad Phagen, and his passenger, 15 year-old Jeffrey Cox, were pronounced dead on the scene.

Two other passengers, Cody Callaway and Michael Smith, were airlifted to Columbus Regional-- both are said to be 17 years-of-age and are in stable condition.