Volume 35, No. 104 Thursday, May 28, 2020
A report in the Savannah Now Newspaper said according to the Georgia State Highway Patrol, a Dayton High School graduate, US Army Specialist Gerald Levi Garner, 25, died when his vehicle was hit head on Monday night May 18th. According to Georgia Trooper Markus White, the driver of the other vehicle, William Frasier, 31, died shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. Frasier, who was driving a pickup truck, was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane of East Oglethorpe Highway, around 10:30 p.m., when he crashed head on with that vehicle driven by the Dayton Texas man Gerald Garner, assigned to Fort Stewart, Georgia. Garner was pronounced dead, at the scene. A passenger in the vehicle with him was transported to Memorial Health University Medical Center by medical helicopter. The investigation indicated the driver, who hit the Dayton man’s vehicle, was under the influence and was allegedly driving while intoxicated. Again, he also perished in the crash.