Two Georgia Southern students killed in I-16 crash

Brett Daniel

Georgia Southern University students Jack Harris, 20, and Garrett Harris, 18, were killed in a car crash on Interstate 16 in Laurens County Sunday morning.

Both students were pronounced dead at the scene and the driver, Jared Adler, 27, was hospitalized, according to WTOC.

Georgia Southern’s Communications Director Jennifer Wise released a statement on behalf of the university Monday morning:

“The Georgia Southern University community is saddened to learn of the accident that resulted in the loss of two of our students, Garrett Harris and Jack Deacon Harris. Our deepest sympathies go out to their family and friends and our thoughts are with them during this time. Counseling is available for our students as we all grieve this tragedy.”

The Georgia Department of Public Safety’s Special Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT) is currently investigating the crash.

The article will be updated as more information becomes available.