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Victim lifeflighted after ATV crash

A male victim was lifeflighted to a Macon trauma center after an ATV crash along Hwy. 18 West here Saturday afternoon. The crash happened just before 3 p.m..

The victim was operating a four-wheeler along the right-of-way when he hit a culvert and the ATV flipped several times. According to radio traffic, the victim had an arterial bleed and first responders rushed to the scene.

The victim was stabilized and flown to Atrium Health in Macon.

The crash happened at the entrance to the Honeywood Farms retail operation.

More to follow…

First baby redux

Forty years ago, Richmond Carter (left) was featured in The Herald Gazette as the first baby of 1983. He and his wife Jenny now live in Roswell and recreated his photo using their eight-month-old daughter Wren Elizabeth Carter (right).

Richmond is the son of the late Stonie Brock Carter and Rebecca Carter who now lives in Etowaw, Ga.

The photo of Richmond was colorized by Herald Gazette staff wizard Nolan George.

We are searching for the first Lamar County baby of 2023. Call 770.358.NEWS if you think a new family member qualifies.

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