Interstate 85 Crash Results in Tragic Death of 33-Year-Old Man in Oconee County, Georgia
OCONEE COUNTY, GA – According to an online news report at greenvilleonline.com, a 33-year-old man tragically died in a car crash on Interstate 85 in Oconee County, Georgia.*
The man, of Lavonia, Georgia, was involved in an accident in the early morning hours on the southbound side of Interstate 85 close to Exit 1, per a statement issued by the Oconee County coroner’s office.
The man was operating a 2013 Chrysler 300, per the South Carolina Highway Patrol. A master trooper indicates that the male driver was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. "Unit 1 was traveling southbound on I-85 near the two-mile marker, traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a road sign, an embankment and overturned," said the master trooper in a recorded statement.
According to a preliminary investigation of the accident, it appears that the man died as a result of a serious head injury that he sustained after being ejected from his vehicle. It is not clear what caused him to exit the roadway.
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