Capital Region woman dies in Georgia accident
Posted at: 11/11/2013 11:33 AM
| Updated at: 11/11/2013 11:39 AM
By: Jessica Riley
Tonya Curtis was killed in an accident in Georgia.
Joyce Clark Love
NEWTON COUNTY – An Albany woman was killed in a car accident in.
Tonya Curtis was a student at the Aviation Institute of Maintenance in County according to her aunt, Joyce Clark Love.
Love says Curtis died trying to help a stranded driver on Interstate 20.
Authorities say while the motorists were assisting each other, 28-year-old Kevin Poynter rear-ended one car and side-swiped the other.
Curtis, who is from Albany, and one other person died.
Authorities believe alcohol was a factor in this incident and charges will be filed against Poynter.