THOMSON, GA. (THECOUNT) — Amarione Thampson has been identified as the Thomson High School student killed in a Saturday morning crash near the school, according to reports.

Thampson, 16, was operating a vehicle on White Oak Rd when the fatal crash occurred Saturday after 10:40 a.m. in Thomson, Georgia.


The McDuffie County Coroner’s Office confirmed the student’s death saying officials determined, Thampson was driving on White oak Rd, when for unknown reasons, he crossed centerlines and was T-Boned by a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction.

Thampson was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma.

No further information was provided by officials.


geo quick facts: Thomson is a city in McDuffie County, Georgia, United States. The population was 6,778 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of McDuffie County. Thomson’s nickname is “The Camellia City of the South”, in honor of the thousands of camellia plants throughout the city – Wikipedia.