LIBERTY GROVE - A Woodland man and his two children were killed early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle accident.

At approximately 2:34 a.m., ALEA Communications - Jacksonville Post was notified by Randolph County E-911 of a single-vehicle accident on Highway 48 near County Road 95 in the Liberty Grove area.

The vehicle appeared to be traveling at a high rate of speed while negotiating a curve. The vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway striking a tree head on. The collision caused the vehicle to catch fire and completely burn.

Randolph County Coroner Terry Sparks identified the victims as Larry Kortez Gamble, 30, of Woodland, Kingston Hezekiah Gamble, 8, of Villa Rica, Ga., and Jazlyn Kapri Gamble, 4, also of Villa Rica.

Trooper Jerome Cofield, Cpl. Brian Merrill and Trooper Todd Jubenville (THI) responded to the scene.

(The Leader hopes to provide more information later, but some offices are closed because of the MLK holiday.)

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