2 men ID’ed following deadly car crash on Victory Drive in Columbus

Section of Victory Drive in Columbus closed following reported vehicle accident

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Two people are dead following a car accident on Victory Dr. in Columbus Monday night.

Lieutenant Lance Deaton with the Columbus Police Department says the accident involved a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle.

The two Columbus residents who died have been identified as 23-year-old Antonious Downey, who was the driver of the vehicle, and 23-year-old Jaquan Harris, who was the passenger.

Lt. Deaton says the the tractor-trailer was making a left turn onto Jackson Ave. from Victory Dr. The car was heading west when it hit the side of the tractor-trailer and went underneath it.

The two victims will be taken to Atlanta for an autopsy.

The accident remains under investigation.

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