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Weekend Deaths in Toombs Co
Monday, 19 July 2010

July 19--  Toombs County authorities report two deaths over the weekend in the county.

Sheriff Junior Kight says 23-year-old John Royce Douberly of Lyons died of injuries suffered when he fell from a moving pickup truck early Friday morning on Highway 15 South near Rocky Creek.  He died of head injuries Sunday morning at a Savannah hospital.

In the other death, 66-year-old Bobby Pittman apparently drowned in a pond on the property of his residence at 1573 Aimwell Road Extension.  Sheriff Kight believes Pittman hit his head on a boat dock and fell in the pond Saturday afternoon.  Authorities were about to start dragging the pond when Pittman's body floated to the top about eleven a.m. Sunday morning.

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