• $7,500 offered for information leading to arrest in hit-and-run death of Brunswick teen

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    UPDATE: Arrest made in hit-and-run death of Brunswick teen

    A $7,500 reward is being offered to anyone with information in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Brunswick 18-year-old.

    Tashara Culbreath was found dead on U.S. 17 just south of Palmera Lane early in the morning on Sept. 16.

    According to family, she was walking to a friend's house when she was hit. Police say the driver took off.

    Initially, police offered a $2,500 reward is for information that leads to an arrest of the person responsible for Culbreath's death, the Glynn County Police Department said.

    The owners of the McDonald's where Culbreath worked pledged $5,000 as well, bringing the total of the reward being offered to $7,500.

    Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Georgia State Patrol Post #23 at 912-262-2380, the Glynn County Silent Witness line at 912-264-1333 or Investigator David Moore at 912-279-2905.

    A vigil will be held for Culbreath at her mother's home on Evergreen Street in Brunswick on Friday at 8 p.m. 

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