Georgia police investigate deadly hit and run of 18-year-old Tashara Culbreathe

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The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal hit and run crash that killed 18-year-old Tashara Culbreathe.

Authorities said the crash happened Friday night in the 3600 block of Highway 17 located between Georgia Highway 303 and Emanuel Farm Road.

A family member of Culbreathe said Culbreathe was on her way home after leaving a friend's house at about 8:30 p.m. but never arrived at her house. The family member told Action News Jax a motorcyclist found Culbreathe's body on the side of the road Saturday morning.

The family member said authorities called the Culbreathe's mother in order to identify her.

Culbreathe was a senior at Brunswick High School and wanted to become a nurse, the family member said. 

The family member told Action News Jax that she hopes people can spread the word so that the driver will be found. 

If you have any information regarding the investigation, please call the Georgia State Patrol at 912-262-2380, the Glynn County Police at 912-554-3645, or Silent Witness at 912-264-1333.

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