2007-09-19 / Front Page

Joseph Bush dies in auto accident

Joseph Bush Joseph Bush Joseph Clifton Bush Jr. of Blakely died this past weekend in an auto accident near Statesboro.

Friends and Joseph's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Bush of Blakely, became worried after he did not show up at his apartment Thursday after work. When he did not show up for work Friday a missing person alert was sent out by Statesboro law enforcement.

His truck was spotted by searchers Saturday where it had left the road, gone down an embankment and struck a tree. Bush was still in the truck when it was found. It was almost impossible to see from the road.

Joseph was a 2000 graduate of Early County High where he was active in sports, including football and golf. He was a student at Georgia Southern University.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Blakely where his funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon.

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