Missing UGA student's body found in wrecked car

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 7:05 AM
Last updated 6:21 PM
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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Authorities say a University of Georgia student who had been reported missing was found dead inside a wrecked car between Athens and Atlanta.

Police say 22-year-old Quinton Ayers was reported missing on Friday. His body was found Monday inside the car along Georgia 316 near Harbins Road.

Gwinnett County police Cpl. Jake Smith tells the Gwinnett Daily Post that Ayers’ vehicle was found on its side, about 40 feet from the road. Smith said it appeared that the vehicle hit a tree.

The vehicle was spotted and reported by a passing semitrailer driver who could see the undercarriage from his elevated position.

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seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/04/12 - 06:15 am
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So sad

That roadway is very busy...I'm surprised someone didn't see this accident.

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OpenCurtain 09/04/12 - 07:17 am
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Seenitb4 -

I agree. The Dacula area has been through a major growth cycle in the last 10 years and over 10,000 cars must have passed it. BTW: I wonder if they finally pull down the Stoplight camera at the intersection? Ducula make a small fortune off the Athens <-> Atlanta frequent flyers.

A point to ponder
Take the Modoc, SC way up to Clarks Hill, and speculated how many accidents are hidden down in the Kudzu's ravines.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/04/12 - 07:33 am
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open

Some stoplight cameras have been taken down...not sure about this one....I was caught by one at Peachtree Inds-& Pleasant Hill.....wasn't happy either...dang $100 .......could have been hit in the rear also...so many have complained about them.

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rmwhitley 09/04/12 - 04:48 pm
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God bless
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Mr. Ayers and his family.

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