LIBERTY COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Steven Charles Samfilippo Jr, of Wyandotte, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night vehicle crash in Liberty County, Georgia.

Samfilippo, 36, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Hinesville Friday night.


According to reports, Samfilippo was operating a Ford Focus on GA-196 near John Wells Road in Gum Branch, when the vehicle came into contact with a Centurylink branded pickup truck around 9 p.m. Friday.

Samfilippo was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

A passenger in the Ford was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the CenturyLink truck was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Liberty County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,453. The county seat is Hinesville. Liberty County is part of the Hinesville, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Savannah-Hinesville-Statesboro, Georgia Combined Statistical Area – Wikipedia.