September 2, 2014
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have identified an Augusta surgeon as being among five people killed in the crash of a private jet in eastern Georgia.
McDuffie County Coroner Foster Wiley said Thursday that Dr. Steven Roth, a vascular surgeon who worked for a medical practice called the Vein Guys, died in the crash Wednesday.
Two of Roth's co-workers - Lisa Volpitto and Kim Davidson - were also identified among the dead. Dr. Stephen Davis of the practice's clinic in Nashville, Tenn., says Volpitto was a nurse anesthetist and Davidson worked as a secretary.
hThe coroner says two others who died have not yet been identified.
Investigators say the jet aborted its landing and struck a 60-foot utility pole.
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